Mercury rises marginally in Patna

Patna: The mercury level climbed marginally in Patna, but saw a slight fall in other parts of Bihar due to rains today.

Patna recorded a maximum temperature of 38.6 deg C as compared to 36.5 deg C yesterday, Met office said.

Gaya recorded 15.8 mm rains, while it was 18.6 mm and 9.8 mm in Bhagalpur and Purnea, respectively.

Maximum temperature in Gaya was recorded at 39.1 deg C, 37.5 deg C in Bhagalpur and 35.4 deg C in Purnea.

The Met office has forecast partly cloudy sky in Patna tomorrow with thunderstorm likely in Bhagalpur and Purnea.