Dusty haze brings down day temperature

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 May 2018 10:07:01


Staff Reporter

OWING to dust haze and westerly winds, maximum temperatures declined by few notches in Bhopal and many other parts of State on Tuesday. However, marginal decline in mercury level was not enough to provide sigh of relief from scorching heat.Bhopal recorded maximum temperature of 39.7 degrees Celsius and it was almost two degrees less from Monday’s temperature. Moreover, Tuesday’s temperature was one degree less from normal level. The maximum temperature of Jabalpur settled at 41.3 degrees Celsius, Gwalior 39.1 degrees Celsius, Satna 40.7 degrees Celsius, Indore 39 degrees Celsius, Khandwa 43 degrees Celsius, Khargone 42.8 degrees Celsius, Hoshangabad 41.1 degrees Celsius, Betul 40.3 degrees Celsius, Sagar 39.3 degrees Celsius, Damoh 40.5 degrees Celsius, Raisen 42 degrees Celsius, Naugaon 40 degrees Celsius, Rajgarh 40 degrees Celsius, Ujjain 38.5 degrees Celsius, Ratlam 40.2 degrees Celsius, Tikamgarh 39.5 degrees Celsius, Sheopurkalan 39.4 degrees Celsius, Chhindwara 39.5 degrees Celsius, Mandla 42.2 degrees Celsius etc.

Highest maximum temperature of 43 degrees Celsius was recorded in Khandwa and Khargone respectively.In last 24 hours, weather remained dry in State. Weather Department said in its forecast that light showers and thunder activities are likely in some parts of Sheopurkalan, Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Datia and Shivpuri. Thunder activities accompanied by gusty winds are likely in some parts of Guna, Ashok Nagar, Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur, Ratlam, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ujjain, Shajapur, Rajgarh, Shivpuri, Sheopurkalan, Morena, Bhind, Gwalior and Datia districts.

The local forecast for Bhopal says that sky would be partially cloudy during evening hours and winds will blow at the speed of 22 km per hour. Maximum temperature is likely to remain at 39 degrees Celsius and minimum temperature will be around 25 degrees Celsius. Duty officer of Weather Department said that maximum temperature declined in most places including Bhopal due to dust haze and blowing of westerly winds. “The dust haze do not allow sun rays to come down and results into fell in mercury level. The second reason behind fall in temperature is that winds are westerly,” he added.