Ockhi Effect: Sundry parts of State get showers

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Dec 2017 14:56:26


Staff Reporter,

Some effect of Ockhi cyclone is also being witnessed in Madhya Pradesh. Sky is cloudy and light showers have also lashed couple of places in last twenty four hours. Weather Department says that state will continue to face the side effect of cyclone for one or two days.

Talking to ‘The Hitavada’, Weather Department Director IJ Verma told that effect of cyclone will remain for at least two days. The sky will be cloudy and light showers may drench isolated parts of state. There is chance of partial fall in minimum temperatures and remaining parts will have temperatures at normal mark. In crux, there is no possibility of drastic fall in temperatures in state.

Besides, one or more systems are going to approach State and they will be impacting the downfall of mercury level. In other words, temperatures will not take the plunge at least for some days.

On Wednesday, Bhopal witnessed cloudy sky throughout the day. Meanwhile, chilly winds pinched the skin of people round the clock. Sun remained behind the clouds for the entire day. Bhopal’s minimum temperature rose to 15.8 degrees Celsius, 4 degrees above normal level. Maximum temperature was also above normal mark and it was recorded at 24.4 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees above normal level.

Jabalpur’s minimum temperature also soared to 15.2 degrees Celsius, 4 degrees above normal level. As of now, maximum places of state are having night temperature above the normal level. Only Khajuraho recorded minimum temperature at 8 degree Celsius, 2 degree below normal mark.

Weather department said light rains occurred in several places of districts situated in Ujjain and Indore divisions. Some places of districts located in Gwalior and Chambal divisions also recorded light rains. Isolated places of Bhopal division also received light showers. Major rainfall figures were recorded in Bhabra (3 cm), Thikri (2 cm) and Jobat (1 cm) respectively. Minimum temperatures significantly rose in districts of Rewa and Shahdol divisions. Night temperatures increased substantially in districts of Jabalpur, Sagar, Hoshangabad and Bhopal divisions.

There was no major change in mercury level in other parts of state. Night temperatures were significantly above normal level in Bhopal division. The lowest minimum temperature of 8 degree Celsius was recorded in Khajuraho. It is learnt that hail storm also took place in some places of state in last twenty four hours.

The forecast of weather department says that rains will occur in sundry parts of districts in Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Hoshangabad divisions. Maximum parts of remaining region will be mainly dry. The forecast says that minimum temperatures will see the declining trend. Bhopal is going to witness cloudy weather. Winds will blow at the speed of 16 km per hour and minimum temperature will be around 12 degrees Celsius.