Bhopal, other places reel under cold wave

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Feb 2019 11:59:24


Staff Reporter,

MINIMUM temperature has once again took a nose dive in Madhya Pradesh. Many cities including Bhopal and Jabalpur remained in grip of cold wave. Even some places witnessed coldest day. People are not going to get any respite from the biting cold as Weather Department has forecast cold wave in isolated parts of the State.

The Weather Department said that Khajuraho, Betul, Dhar, Ratlam remained in grip of severe cold wave. Normal life at these places was badly hit due to extreme cold. Places including Rewa, Umaria, Jabalpur, Malajkhand, Seoni, Naugaon, Sagar, Damoh, Bhopal, Rajgarh, Shajapur also shivered due to cold wave. Bhopal shivered at minimum temperature of 6.4 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees below normal. Maximum temperature was 23.4 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees below normal. Jabalpur’s minimum temperature settled at 6.4 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees below normal.

Maximum temperature remained 22. 3 degrees Celsius, 5 degrees below normal. Gwalior recorded minimum temperature at 5.3 degrees Celsius (4 degrees below normal) while Indore’s minimum temperature was 7.7 degrees Celsius. Minimum temperatures have plummeted particularly in districts of Shahdol division. Minimum temperatures have substantially declined in Rewa, Jabalpur and Gwalior divisions. Lowest minimum temperature of 3 degrees Celsius was recorded in Khajuraho. Warning issued by the Weather Department says that cold wave is likely in sundry parts of Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Rewa, Jabalpur and Sagar divisions. Weather conditions are going to remain the same till February 13. Local forecast for Bhopal says that city’s minimum temperature will be around 8 degrees Celsius. Weather Department added that one more western disturbance is approaching the State and under its effect, isolated places of State is likely to get light showers. When western disturbance will approach the State, sky would be dotted with clouds and due to this, maximum temperature will surge.