Ranchi: Heat wave conditions continued to sweep Jharkhand with Garhwa recording the highest 46 degrees Celsius on Thursday, Met officials said.

While Palamau and Bokaro sizzled at 44.9 and 44 degrees, Giridih recorded a maximum of 44 degrees.

Lohardaga (43.2), Koderma (43), Latehar (43), Dumka (42.5), Hazaribagh (42), Gumla (41) and West Singhbhum (41.8) also reeled under intense heat wave conditions, the officials said.

Temperatures in Ranchi (39.5 degrees) and Jamshedpur (39.9) dropped compared from yesterday's 40.9 degrees and 43.2 degrees respectively.


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