Ahmedabad, the former state capital of Gujarat is on an ascending spree with daily maximum temperature crossing 36°C. Yesterday the airport observatory at Ahmedabad recorded 36.4°C, the highest of this season so far with a humidity level in excess of 40%. The minimum temperature in Ahmedabad also supports the rising trend and likely to reach 20°C soon. The Sabarmati River town has a track record of mercury in 40’s during the 2nd half of the month.
The largest city of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, remains far from the reach of western disturbance of North India albeit with alteration of wind pattern. Typically cloudless sky, hot winds and searing humidity levels are the highlights of Ahmedabad as it draws closer to the spring equinox on 20th March 2021. The proximity of the Tropic of Cancer makes Ahmedabad a heat prone pocket and the scorching summer keep blazing till the arrival of the monsoon around mid-June.
4th and the last cricket test match of the series between India and England is slated to start on 4th March at Narendra Modi Stadium. Day and Night match will start at 9.30 am to go on till 08th March. Teams will be exposed to gruelling heat and the smouldering Sun will extensively test the players for fatigue and exhaustion. The maximum temperature on all these days will hover around 37°C and the minimum brushing 20°C mark. Humidity levels will increase and peak on 06th and 7th March as a consequence of reversal in the wind pattern.
A win or a draw in this Final Test of the series will see India qualifying for the final of the ICC World Test Championship and face New Zealand for the title clash.