Bhopal: Hot and humid weather prevailed across the state capital on Friday causing inconvenience to the public, however, light showers brought the much required relief in the evening. At 46.8 degree Celsius, Sheopurkalan was the hottest place in the state, followed by Gwalior where the mercury touched 45.4 degree Celsius.
Heat wave is likely to persist in most of the state. Sheopurkalan, Shivpuri, Umaria, Gwalior and Damoh continue to reel under heat wave, Chhattapur, Guna and Gwalior districts are likely to experience similar weather for next 24 hours. Bhopal recorded 42.7 degree Celsius while it recorded a minimum temperature of 30.4 degree Celsius.
Indore recorded a maximum temperature of 40.2 degree Celsius while it recorded a minimum temperature of 26.4 degree Celsius. Thundershowers in Depalpur, Pithampur, Maihar and Satna brought temperature down. Rains accompanied by thunder and lightning are likely to occur at Rewa, Jabalpur, Chambal and Shahdol divisions.
Besides, districts like Betul, Hoshangabad, Khandwa, Khargone, Indore, Badwani, Burhanpur, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Sagar, Tikamgarh, and Chhattarpur will also experience thundershower in the next 24 hours. According to Meteorological department, heatwave has abated from parts of Madhya Pradesh.
There is another cyclonic circulation over Central Madhya Pradesh. From this system extends a trough southeastwards crosswise Vidarbha, Telangana and Rayalaseema. There is another trough that is extending from Central Madhya Pradesh up to Bihar.