Biting cold continues to give tough time

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 01 Jan 2019 12:18:39


Staff Reporter,

Biting cold conditions continue to give harrowing time to people in State. Betul and Khajuraho reeled under cold wave. Some places of Rewa, Shahdol, Jabalpur, Sagar, Gwalior, Ujjain divisions remained under the grip of cold wave.

The lowest minimum temperature of 2 degrees Celsius was recorded in Khajuraho and Betul. People shivered during day time in Narsinghpur as maximum temperature took the plunge. Meanwhile, minimum temperatures of districts in Hoshangabad division remained substantially below normal level. 

Minimum temperatures of Indore and Gwalior divisions also remained below normal level. The forecast made by Weather Department said that, cold wave is likely in some parts of Satna, Rewa, Panna, Chhattarpur, Tikamgarh, Balaghat, Damoh, Gwalior, Bhind, Morena, Datia, Shahdol, Umaria, Mandla, Jabalpur, Betul and Hoshangabad districts. Bhopal shivered at minimum temperature of 6.9 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees below normal.

Its maximum temperature was 25.6 degrees Celsius, 1 degree above normal. Biting cold conditions have derailed normal life in Jabalpur as its minimum temperature dipped to 4.4 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees below normal level. Its maximum temperature was 23 degrees Celsius. Gwalior shivered at minimum temperature of 4.2 degrees Celsius and Indore at 7.8 degrees Celsius, 2 degrees below normal level.

Frost is likely in few parts of Rewa, Satna, Panna, Chhattarpur, Tikamgarh, Datia, Gwalior, Bhind, Morena, Hoshangabad, Betul, Umaria, Shahdol, Anuppur, Dindori, Jabalpur, Mandla and Balaghat districts.

Weather Department said that, the temperatures, particularly maximum, are likely to rise partially. The rise in mercury level will make cold conditions feeble. However, temperatures will further dip after January 5 onwards. The consistent presence of cold conditions has left an adverse impact on normal life in State. People are shivering round the clock as cold winds are sweeping the State.