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Mercury soars, temperature sizzles at 38 degree celsius

A mahout with his elephant on a sultry summer at Tangla on Wednesday.
 


TANGLA: The temperature crossed 36 degrees on Thursday giving no relief to the people of Tangla town in Udalguri district. The town and its surrounding places  reeled under a scorching sun with people mostly remaining imdoors. As per Accuweather, a google weather app  the maximum temperature in Tangla on Wednesday stood at 38 degree Celsius. The streets of Tangla wore a deserted look throughout the day. Businesses establishments and shop-keepers in the town were seen lazing their time away while the electrical equipments like fans,coolers and Air-conditioners are being sold like hotcakes across the retailers in the town.It was also a good day for the outlets of tender coconuts, soft drinks, ice-creams, and sugar cane juice vendors as they did brisk buisiness on roads with good number of people queing up for sipping on them and reliving themselves.  The humidity level on Wednesday oscillated between 55 % and 73%. Moreover the frequent load shedding throughout the day, added sting to the summer heat irking the residents.

 

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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