Pre-monsoon rains hit state, weather turns cool

  • Gusty winds accompany showers in Bhopal

Bhopal : Before the monsoon season begins, pre-monsoon showers are occurring in the state. Recently, on Tuesday, various districts such as Indore and Bhopal received rainfall, resulting in a decrease in daytime temperatures. Pre-monsoon activity is expected to continue.

Gusty winds accompanied showers in Bhopal. The rainfall began in Bhopal in the afternoon. Intermittent light showers continued till late in the evening. Clouds and

A red alert has been issued for six districts, including Jabalpur and Chhindwara, due to the forecast of rain and wind speeds of 50-60 km per hour. The Meteorological Department advises farmers to commence sowing only after the monsoon arrives and there has been 10 cm of rainfall.

Divya E. Surendran, a senior scientist at IMD Bhopal, mentioned that the state is currently experiencing rainfall due to a Western Disturbance and cyclonic circulation. On June 19, the local weather system will intensify, resulting in a red alert for storms and rain in Jabalpur, Katni, Seoni, Narsinghpur, Chhindwara, and Pandhurna, with storms and rain also expected in other areas. On Tuesday, several districts, including Bhopal and Indore, saw thunder and rain. However, some districts still felt the heat, with Chitrakoot in Satna being the hottest at 46.5 degrees Celsius.

On the other hand, Bhopal, Pachmarhi, and Raisen were the coolest, with daytime temperatures of 34.2 degrees Celsius. Among major cities, Indore recorded 38.4°C, Jabalpur 36.8°C, and Ujjain 38.5°C.

Weather scientist Surendran explained that the monsoon is currently stuck and not progressing. Therefore, Madhya Pradesh will have to wait a few more days for the monsoon to arrive.

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