The weather office said maximum temperatures across the state are expected to rise further during the next 24 hours.

The day temperatures were appreciably above normal in Allahabad, Kanpur, Jhansi divisions, Varanasi, Moradabad, Agra divisions and normal in the remaining divisions across the state.

Varanasi recorded a minimum temperature of 27 degrees Celsius, Allahabad experienced 29.1 degrees, Kanpur saw 28.2 degrees and Jhansi recorded 28 degrees Celsius.

Met office on Thursday said that day temperatures fell in Bareilly division but changed little in the remaining divisions of the state.

Met has forecast that weather would be dry in the state and heat wave conditions would prevail at isolated places. Dust or thundershowers would occur at isolated places in western UP, it added.

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