Heat wave continues

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 May 2018 09:35:34


Staff Reporter,

At maximum temperature of 46 degrees Celsius, Khargone continued to remain the hottest place in State

Unbearable heat has thrown life out of gear in Madhya Pradesh. Hot sun rays are baking the State. By noon, heat reaches to its peak and it becomes almost difficult to face the burning sun. In most places of State, maximum temperature is hovering between 42 degrees Celsius to 44 degrees Celsius. At maximum temperature of 46 degrees Celsius, Khargone continued to remain the hottest place in State.

In Bhopal, heat starts to haunt people after 8 am and as the day progresses, intensity of heat also increases subsequently. To beat the heat, people are using fans, coolers and air conditioners round the clock. On Saturday, the State capital clocked the maximum temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius, two degrees above normal level. Roads become almost deserted during noon hours as extreme heat forces people to stay indoors as much as possible. Only those people move out in noon hours who have some urgent work. Hence, extreme heat has derailed normal life in most parts of the State. People are having tough time in handling the present weather conditions as days are hot and nights are warmer.

The Weather Department has issued warning of heat wave in some parts of Khargone, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Badwani, Damoh, Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur, Shajapur, Datia, Guna, Hoshangabad, Gwalior, Ashok Nagar and Sheopurkalan.
Bhopal registered minimum temperature of 29 degrees Celsius, three degrees above normal level. Extreme heat has also started to leave cascading effect on business as people avoid going to market during noon hours.

Hoshangabad recorded maximum temperature of 45.7 degrees Celsius, Satna 43.5 degrees Celsius, Khandwa 43.5 degrees Celsius, Jabalpur 44 degrees Celsius, Betul 43.2 degrees Celsius, Guna 44.5 degrees Celsius, Gwalior 45 degrees Celsius, Indore 44.2 degrees Celsius, Khajuraho 45.3 degrees Celsius, Rewa 44.2 degrees Celsius, Sagar 44.9 degrees Celsius, Ujjain 42.8 degrees Celsius, etc.