Temperatures soar again
WITH THE cyclonic weather system that was causing rain and hailstorm in the State last week passing away, day and night temperatures have sharply climbed across Madhya Pradesh during the last few days.
People have once again started feeling the heat with day temperatures crossing the 35-degree mark. A rise of about 15 degrees has been registered in maximum temperatures in the capital in comparison to temperatures of 10 days ago. As compared to the average of last week, day temperatures have soared by about eight degrees.
The average day temperature during last week hovered around 27-28 degree under the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation.
On Monday, the capital recorded a maximum day temperature of 35.1 degrees that was one degree above normal. On Sunday, maximum temperature was 32.5.
On March 10, a record low of 20.1 degrees was recorded as maximum day temperature. After that, temperatures registered a rise but were still recorded well below the normal for the season thereby giving people a pleasant time.
On March 11, maximum temperature was recorded at 24.5, March 12 – 27.4, March 13 – 29.5, March 14 – 31.2, March 15 – 28.1, March 16 – 28.0, March 17 – 28.8, March 18 – 30.3 and March 19 – 32.5.
Minimum temperatures (night) have also shown an increase during the last two-three days in the capital and was recorded at 19.4 on Monday – two degrees above normal. During the last week, minimum temperatures hovered around the 14-17 degree mark.
In other parts of the State too, temperatures have soared. Indore recorded a maximum of 36.4 and minimum of 19.0 while Gwalior had temperatures of 36.6 and 15.5 and Jabalpur registered 34.2 and 17.6 degree.