There is, however, more bad news in store. According to the Meteorological department Director Sunder M Methri, the temperature is expected to cross 40 degree Celsius in Bengaluru.


Compared to last year's highest temperature of 36.5°Celsius, April 2016 has been the hottest month in Bengaluru's history. 


Bringing much-needed respite, some parts of the city experienced light rain and thunderstorm on Monday, 25 April.