WITH RAINS finally taking a break in the State, temperatures have started soaring across the region including the Capital, making the weather quite uncomfortable.
Very bright and stinging sunshine and uncomfortable nights have become a hallmark of weather in City these days. This uncomfortable weather is expected to continue for at least some days with no chances of rains in near future.
Director of Regional Meteorological Centre Dr D P Dubey said no weather system is developing as yet in coastal areas and this means that no rains will be experienced for some days and temperatures will remain on the higher side.
There has been a break in rains during the last few days with the City recording its last major rain episode on September 4. Consequently temperatures have shown upward trend. On Friday, the City recorded a maximum temperature of 32.4 degrees – two degrees above the normal temperature of the season. This is as much as 10 degrees higher than the maximum day temperature of 22.4 degrees recorded on September 1.
Temperatures in other parts of the State have also climbed during the period and are being consistently recorded above the 30 degrees Celsius mark during the last three four days.
On Friday, Indore recorded maximum 32.0 degrees Celsius, Gwalior - 34.8 and Jabalpur recorded 32.9. Night temperatures have also shown a rise and Bhopal recorded a night temperature of 23.0 degrees Celsius, Indore - 20.6, Gwalior - 26.2 and Jabalpur - 24.8 degrees.
During the last eight days the following maximum temperatures were recorded in Bhopal. September 1 - 22.4 degrees Celsius, September 2 - 28.8, September 3 - 30.2, September 4 - 30.5, September 5 - 29.5, September 6 - 26.9, September 7 - 30.5 and September - 32.4.