Staff Reporter, Bhopal The minimum temperature rose by one to three degrees today in some places of Madhya Pradesh that witnessed cloudy skies and light rain but the cold wave continued to exert its influence in Rewa, Shahdol, Sagar and Gwalior divisions where the mercury dropped by two to three notches.
Rewa was coldest at 2.4 degree Celsius. “Over the past 24 hours, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Bhopal, Indore and Ujjain divisions experienced isolated rainfall. Ghoradongri, Multai, Bhainsdehi, Atner and Pachmarhi recorded one cm precipitation each. The state capital and a few other places witnessed light rain,” a Regional Meteorological Centre official said. Datia, Guna and Naugaon registered low of 4 degrees each and at Khajuraho it was 4.5 degrees, both being three marks below normal, while the Pachmarhi hill station recorded a minimum of 10.6 degrees, which was three degrees above normal. Since this morning, Bhopal is witnessing a clear sky though winds are blowing from time to time.
The city registered a low of 9.7 degrees while at Gwalior it was 5.3 degrees, one and two notches below normal respectively. The mercury climbed by two marks to 11.8 degrees in Indore while it was normal at 9.8 degrees in Jabalpur. Bhind and Morena experienced morning fog and cold winds continued to blow. The towns recorded minimum temperature of 5.6 and 5 degrees respectively. During the next 24 hours, Indore, Bhopal, Hoshangabad and Jabalpur divisions may witness isolated rain or thundershowers and the sky is likely to be partially clouded here.