Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, After days of harsh, humid weather conditions Friday evening became breezier in state capital with rain and cool winds providing relief to the denizens after pre-monsoon showers were witnessed in the city.
The skies in the city were partially cloudy from the morning. In the afternoon the clouds darkened and heavy intermittent pre-monsoon showers lashed the city bringing much needed respite from sultry weather. Children enjoyed getting soaked in the rains. However, the development also led to power disruption at many places.
In the evening, large number of people flocked at the Boat Club and other favourite picnic spots of the city to enjoy the pleasant cool weather. For the past two days humid conditions made the weather conditions unbearable but with the advent of the afternoon on Friday cool winds and moderately heavy spell of intermittent rains brought big relief for the residents of state capital.
Met department has issued warning of rainfall in Rewa, Shahdol, Jabalpur and Sagar divisions and Bhind, Morena, Gwalior, Datia, Bhopal, Vidisha, Raisen, Betul, Hoshangabad, Khandwa, Khargone, Burhanpur, Badwani, Dhar, Indore and Ujjain in the next 24 hours.
In the past 24 hours rainfall over Madhya Pradesh and adjoining states have been recorded and due to system over east Madhya Pradesh extending up to south Konkan regions rainfall is likely to occur.
Officials of the meteorological department, Bhopal circle, said there is an east-west trough from Punjab to Orissa across north Madhya Pradesh. Also, multiple cyclonic circulations, including over north-east Rajasthan and neighbourhood MP, over south-west Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood MP, would lead to thunder at several places of the state, including Bhopal, the weather office said.
Chhindwara (5.0 mm), Indore (6.7 mm), Rewa (7.0 mm), Sidhi (9.0 mm) had showers throughout the day on Thursday. Guna also saw light rains.
In Saturday’s forecast for Bhopal, the met officials predicted a cloudy sky and a possibility of thundershower. The day and night temperatures are expected to decline due to the effect of rains, clouds and winds, the met office said.