Cold wave hits normal life

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Jan 2018 10:17:51


Staff Reporter,

Cold wave threw normal life out of gear in Umaria, Mandla, Tikamgarh, Naugaon and Gwalior respectively during past twenty four hours. Narsinghpur experienced coldest day. Cold conditions improved in Bhopal due to bright day. City’s maximum temperature soared to 26.5 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees above normal. Minimum temperature settled at 9 degrees Celsius and it was at normal mark. Bhopalites woke up to a cold morning but as the day progress, sun’s brightness increased, thus providing some relief from cold.

People enjoyed the warm sun rays. Likewise, Jabalpur’s maximum temperature also rose to settle at 23.7 degrees Celsius, 1 degree above normal. However, its minimum temperature dipped to 7 degrees Celsius, 2 degrees below normal. Khajuraho’s maximum temperature was registered at 23.6 degrees Celsius, 1 degree above normal. Its minimum temperature was 5 degrees Celsius, 2 degrees below normal level.

In crux, there was no major change in minimum temperatures. They remained significantly down from normal level in Shahdol division. Night temperatures were also down from normal level in districts of Rewa, Jabalpur, Sagar divisions. The lowest minimum temperature of 3 degrees Celsius was recorded in Umaria and Naugaon respectively.  Weather Department in its warning told that cold wave is likely in some parts of Shahdol, Jabalpur, Sagar and Gwalior divisions. Medium to dense fog is likely in some parts of Sagar, Gwalior and Chambal divisions.

Light to medium fog is likely in sundry parts of Rewa division. The weather conditions are likely to remain same for next two days. The forecast for Bhopal says that sky will be clear and weather conditions will be dry in city. Winds will blow at the speed of 12 km per hour and minimum temperature will be around 10 degrees Celsius.