State continues battle with heat wave


 Marginal relief likely on 9 and 10 April
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal

There can be some relief from heat in Madhya Pradesh. The Meteorological Department has predicted rains in eastern Madhya Pradesh on 9 and 10 April. Also, the capital is expected to remain cloudy on Thursday evening. Meteorologist PK Sah said that a cyclone has formed over the Bay of Bengal. Due to which moisture is coming in the state. He told that on Thursday evening, it can be cloudy in Bhopal. Apart from this, there may be rains in Jabalpur, Shahdol, Rewa, Sagar on 9 and 10 April. After this there can be a slight drop in temperature.
According to the Meteorological Department, hot winds may blow in Datia, Gwalior, Chhatarpur, Sagar, Damoh on Thursday. Saha said that due to hot winds from Rajasthan, the temperature may increase slightly.
According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature on Wednesday was 43 degrees Celsius in Khargone, Naugaon, Datia and Khajuraho. Apart from this, Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 38.3 ° C and a minimum temperature of 21.4 ° C, Indore recorded a maximum temperature of 39.8 ° C and a minimum temperature of 21.8 ° C, Gwalior with a maximum of 41.6 ° C and a minimum temperature of 24.4 ° C, Jabalpur with a maximum of 40.7 ° C. And the minimum temperature was recorded at 23.4 ° C.
During the next 24 hours, day and night temperatures are expected to drop further across North-West India and central parts of the country.
On Wednesday, another western disturbance also moved towards North India. Due to this, summer heat started to intensify from April 7. During this period, heat wave can also occur at some places in the districts of Jabalpur, Shahdol, Hoshangabad and Ujjain divisions. However, heat will remain sharp for only two days. After this, as western disturbance moves beyond North India, maximum temperature will start falling again. Bhopal recorded maximum temperature at 40 degrees Celsius which was three degrees above normal and minimum temperature at 22 degrees Celsius which was two degrees below normal temperature. Wind velocity recorded was 16 kms per hour.