According to the state meteorological department, Surendranagar city remained the hottest with a 45.5 degree C temperature, followed by Ahmedabad which touched 45 degrees C during the day, which is a degree more than on Tuesday.

Extreme heat conditions prevailed in Gujarat, as temperature in major towns and cities touched the 44 degree Celsius mark during the day.
Capital Gandhinagar recorded 44.8 degree centigrade, while Bhuj and Deesa town of Kutch as well as North Gujarat recorded 44 degree centigrade each, even as the temperature in Idar town touched 44.7 degree centigrade.
Life in Saurashtra region was also affected by the heat wave, as maximum temperature in Rajkot was recorded at 44.5 degree centigrade, while Amreli sizzled at 44 degree Celsius.
Extreme weather also took its toll, as two deaths were recorded in Ahmedabad on Tuesday due to the heat wave.

According to meteorological department officials, there will be no relief even in the coming days.

"As per our short-term forecast, the heat wave situation in the state would prevail for three days. A warning has also been given on our website about the same," meteorological department director Jayanta Sarkar said.


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