MP continues to reel under unbearable heat

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 May 2018 10:36:53


Staff Reporter

Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under the scorching heat as blazing sun is spitting fire. Maximum temperature in most of the places of State are above 40 degrees Celsius. Bhopal sizzled at maximum temperature of 41.8 degrees Celsius and it was one degree above normal mark.As the days are hot and nights are warm, people are not having relief from heat round the clock. This year heat has broken all the old records in state. The protracted spell of heat has left everyone surprised. Deserted like look in markets and roads during noon hours has become a common scene in Bhopal and other places of State. On Thursday, Khargone turned out to be the hottest city in state. Its maximum temperature soared till 46 degrees Celsius. Needless to say that people in Khargone battled with extreme heat, which left a negative effect on their normal life.

Other places are also having swollen temperatures. Gwalior’s maximum temperature settled at 41.4 degrees Celsius, Khandwa 44.1 degrees Celsius, Khajuraho 42 degrees Celsius, Jabalpur 42.3 degrees Celsius, Sagar 41.2 degrees Celsius, Naugaon 43 degrees Celsius, Satna 40 degrees Celsius, Rewa 40.6 degrees Celsius, Sidhi 40.8 degrees Celsius, Hoshangabad 43.5 degrees Celsius, Betul 42.2 degrees Celsius, Pachmarhi 37 degrees Celsius, Indore 41.6 degrees Celsius, Guna 42.5 degrees Celsius, Shajapur 42.8 degrees Celsius, Ujjain 41.5 degrees Celsius, Ratlam 42.8 degrees Celsius, Rajgarh 43 degrees Celsius and Umaria 42.4 degrees Celsius.

In last twenty four hours, weather remained dry in Madhya Pradesh. The forecast made by Weather Department said that light showers accompanied by thunder activities is likely in some places of Gwalior, Chambal, Ujjain and Bhopal divisions. The local forecast for Bhopal says that city sky will be partially cloudy during evening hours and there are chances of lightening in some parts of city. Maximum temperatures would be 42 degrees Celsius and winds will blow at the speed of 20 km per hour.