Gandhinagar: Westerly winds have been blowing in Mehsana, Patan and Banaskantha districts of North Gujarat for the last one week. Due to the winds coming from the Arabian Sea, there is a feeling of humidity in the atmosphere and in the afternoon the heat and humidity both increase considerably. But, there is a possibility of change in the weather. There is also a possibility of splashing with thunder at some places amidst cloudy sky in North Gujarat. The weather in Mehsana, Patan and Banaskantha districts is likely to change as the Meteorological Department (MD) has predicted wind with speed of 30 to 40 km for the next three days.
The maximum temperature of 40.2 degrees and the minimum temperature of 27.5 degrees was recorded on Wednesday at Deesa Meteorological Centre. The wind blew at an average speed of 17 kmph per hour during the day. The wind speed was recorded at 20 kmph in the morning, 16 kmph in the afternoon and 17 kmph in the evening.
Whereas Patan recorded the maximum temperature of 42.9 degrees and minimum temperature of 28.3 degrees. According to the information from MD, winds are blowing from the west in North Gujarat. Due to the humid winds blowing from the Arabian Sea, along with the heat, the people of the city also feel extreme humidity.
On Wednesday afternoon the atmosphere suddenly changed due to the formation of western disturbance and cyclonic winds. Dust was also blown by the strong wind. Heavy rain lashed in some areas of Patan and Banaskantha districts. While MD has predicted the speed of wind to remain between 30 to 40 kmph in Mehsana, Patan and Banaskantha districts during the next three days. According to MD light drizzle is likely at isolated places.