Shillong: Temperature suddenly goes up today at Umiam (Barapani) touching 32.0 degree making it the hottest day in Ri Bhoi area. Never before the temperature is this high but only this year, today’s being the second. The first was on August 6 says the Meteorological Department.
Shillong as well experienced increased heat today registering 28.5 degree. Sohra too is a little higher touching 28.7 degree. This is very rare in the history of weather conditions in the hill station of the state.