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Temperatures shoot up

AS MARCH drew to an end, temperatures started rising across the State, giving citizens an uncomfortable time. Residents of the State had a comparatively cool early March because of errant weather conditions. However, during the last week, temperatures started rising and on the last day of month it rose beyond the normal of the season.

india Updated: Apr 01, 2006 14:02 IST

AS MARCH drew to an end, temperatures started rising across the State, giving citizens an uncomfortable time. Residents of the State had a comparatively cool early March because of errant weather conditions. However, during the last week, temperatures started rising and on the last day of month it rose beyond the normal of the season.

In Bhopal, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.6 degrees Celsius - two degrees above normal. It rose almost two degrees over Thursday when the maximum temperature was recorded at 34.7 degrees.

The effect of the rise was noticed in the City with the sun burning down quite harshly. People sweated it out and had to resort to all summer protection to save themselves from the intense heat. The nights have also become quite warm now and the minimum temperature was recorded at 19.0 degrees on the night intervening Thursday and Friday.

Temperatures also rose across the entire State, with Indore recording the highest maximum in the State at 39.0 degrees Celsius. Gwalior also recorded quite a high temperature at 37.3 degree Celsius and Jabalpur recorded 35.8 degrees Celsius.

Since the weather has become quite clear the effect of the summer is being keenly felt and temperatures will now continue to rise.

In Bhopal, on March 26, the maximum temperature was 33.4 degrees Celsius, on March 27 – 33.0 degrees Celsius, on March 28 –34.5 degrees Celsius, March 29 – 34.0 degrees Celsius, March 30 -34.7 degrees Celsius and March 31 – 36.6 degrees Celsius.