Weather turns pleasant after sudden rains

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Feb 2019 12:27:37


Staff Reporter,


AFTER sudden increase in temperature, people were taken in for a total surprise here on Friday morning, when dark clouds enveloped the skies over the city and rainfall was recorded, albeit sporadic. The sudden, yet surprise weather twist, however, brought some respite to the Raipurians, who had been feeling the itch of mercury surge for the last few days. 

The weathermen, however, had all technical explanations to corroborate behind the sudden weather, though many people preferred to stay indoors with their family members. Moreover, the weather twist also brought respite for many people, who were off-late planning to pack the winter wears back to the closets following the mercury spike during both the daytime and night hours, in past few days.

The daylong cloudy conditions covering impact of sunrays brought down the maximum temperature by 2 to 6 degree Celsius below normal in the city and across the state. Thus, after recording 31.2 degree Celsius in Raipur on Thursday, conditioned cooled down with rainfall at isolated places that brought smiles and freshened mood of the people.

Though the cool conditions brought down maximum temperature, surprisingly the Meteorological Center datas stated of minimum temperature being above normal by 3 to 7 degrees at different places across the state on Friday. Raipur recorded the highest minimum temperature of 22.4 in State, which was 7 degrees above normal.

While talking to The Hitavada, Assistant Meteorologist of Meteorological Center, Raipur Hari Prasad Chandra informed that an Upper Air Cyclonic Circulation over Bihar and neighbourhood now lies over North Chhattisgarh and the neighbouring areas extending upto 0.9 km above mean sea level on Friday.