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Indore: Whimsical weather likely to bring rain, up heat


Indore: Western disturbance passing through state since Saturday late night last has been causing unexpected changes in weather as city witnessed three different weather conditions on Monday. The day started with cool breeze blowing in an average speed. While the noon was sunny with the Sun shining good and gradually pulling the temperature up, the evening again turned cloudy as dark clouds started covering the sky.

Officials of regional meteorological department said that the change in weather was due to the western disturbance passing through eastern part of the state. “The city would witness drizzles again due to the system generated in last two days. However, a change in weather could be seen again from Tuesday onwards for the temperature would start rising again,” met officials added.

According to National Weather Forecast Centre, “The western disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation at 3.1 km above mean sea level over eastern parts of Afghanistan and adjoining Pakistan now lies over Pakistan and adjoining East Afghanistan. Possible areas of rainfall and thunderstorm activities during next 24 hours would be Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, North Haryana, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar and sub-Himalayan West Bengal.”

However, no major change in temperature was seen on Monday as it was recorded maximum at 27.2 degrees Celsius which was one degree below the normal while the minimum temperature was recorded at 14.3 degrees Celsius which was three degrees Celsius above the normal temperature. The humidity was recorded at 71 per cent in the morning while it was recorded 41 per cent in the evening.