Patna, May 20 (PTI) The weather today remained hot and

dry in Bihar with Gaya recording the highest temperature at

43.5 degrees Celsius.

Capital Patna recorded a maximum temperature of 42.2

degrees Celsius, according to state Met office bulletin.

Bhagalpur and Purnea registered a maximum of 39.6 and

36.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

The weather will remain partly cloudy over the next 24

hours, the meteorological centre said.

It also forecast hot condition tomorrow as temperature

would hover around 42 degrees in Patna.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.