The normal life in the central and eastern tarai has been affected due to scorching heat for the past four-five days now. With the rise in temperature, the heat wave has blown affecting the normal life badly.The activities of market area, educational institutions and service delivery from the government offices are also affected due to excessive hot in the tarai districts. On Tuesday, the temperature of Janakpur hit record high of this summer reaching 38.8 degree Celsius.
The temperature of Janakpur was recorded the highest with 42 degree Celsius last year compared to the last five years’ temperature.Likewise, the Office of the Hydrology and Meteorology, Janakpur, has said that the temperature is likely to go up further for some weeks as the skies would remain clear. Chief of Office Munesh Mishra said temperature would rise in the districts of central and eastern tarai.Rainfall has not occurred in Janakpur and other adjoining areas for the past one week and there is no immediate forecast of the rainfall.