Heat wave, storm alert issued for 4 days; cloudy weather in Malwa-Nimar

  • Bhopal experiences hottest day of the season

Bhopal: The temperature of Madhya Pradesh is rising day-by-day and has crossed 40°C in all districts except Pachmarhi. However, the Meteorological Department has issued an alert of storm, cloud and heat wave in the state for the next 4 days. Weather will remain cloudy in Malwa-Nimar.

For the first time in Bhopal, the temperature was recorded at 41.8 degrees Celsius as the city experienced the hottest day of the season on Sunday.

As per the meteorology, there will be intense heat in the districts of Malwa-Nimar (Indore-Ujjain division), while there will be cloudy and stormy weather in 13 districts including the eastern-southern parts like Narmadapuram, Chhindwara, Betul and others. Due to the activity of Western Disturbance, drizzle may also occur in some districts.

According to the information received from the Meteorological Department, except Pachmarhi, the temperature in other districts of the state remained more than 40 degrees Celsius. Khajuraho, Shajapur and Naugaon were the hottest while Bhopal experienced the highest temperature of the season. Indore, Ujjain, Jabalpur and Gwalior were also the hottest of the season.

Khajuraho hottest at 42.2

The temperature was recorded at 42.2 degrees Celsius in Khajuraho, 42.1 degrees in Shajapur and Naugaon. The temperature was 41 degrees or more in Khargone, Tikamgarh, Ratlam, Raisen, Mandla, Narsinghpur, Rewa, Malajkhand, Damoh, Khandwa, Sagar and Satna. The minimum temperature in Pachmarhi was 35.6 degrees Celsius. The temperature was recorded more than 40 degrees in Shivpuri, Narmadapuram, Chhindwara, Seoni, Sidhi, Betul, Umaria and Dhar.

Talking about big cities, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Ujjain and Jabalpur experienced the hottest days of the season so far. For the first time in Bhopal, the temperature was recorded at 41.8 degrees Celsius. It was 40.5 degrees in Indore, 41.1 degrees in Gwalior, 40.4 degrees in Jabalpur and 42 degrees in Ujjain. At the same time, Prakash Dhawale, scientist of the Meteorological Department, Bhopal, said that a Western Disturbance is active from Iran. Due to this, there may be light drizzle at isolated places in Eastern Madhya Pradesh on 6th and 7th May.

Met Dept prediction

According to Meteorological Department Scientist Prakash Dhawale, a Western Disturbance is approaching the country from Iran. Therefore, there may be light drizzle at isolated places in Eastern Madhya Pradesh on May 6 and 7. Heat waves are expected in this time period simultaneously. Weather was cloudy in Dewas, Dindori on May 5.

Cloudy conditions are expected in Chhindwara, Pandhurna, Narsinghpur, Seoni, Balaghat, Dindori, Anuppur districts on May 6. Heat wave is expected in Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Ujjain, Jhabua, Barwani, Khargone and Khandwa. Whereas, there may be clouds in Narmadapuram, Betul, Chhindwara, Pandhurna, Seoni, Mandla, Balaghat, Dindori and Anuppur on May 7.

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