March will end on a rainy note in eastern and central of Madhya Pradesh. Places like Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Damoh, Jabalpur will experience light rains on March 30 and 31 owing to combined effect of cyclonic circulation and trough. Due to the weak nature of the trough, chances of heavy thunderstorm, lightning strikes and hailstorm activities are bleak. By April 1, this rainy belt will shift towards East and Northeast India and the weather will start clearing up in MP.
Meanwhile, mercury continued with its upward shift with day as well as night temperature rising all across state. Day temperature was up by two notches in Bhopal and Indore. Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 37.6 degree Celsius which was 1.8 notches above season’s normal, while minimum temperature settled at 19.4 degree Celsius.
Indore recorded a maximum temperature of 38.2 degree Celsius, which was around 2 degree Celsius above normal. The minimum temperature was 21.4 degree Celsius, 2.9 degree Celsius above season’s normal. As per meteorological department, a new trough expected to form from Jharkhand up to Telangana across Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha region around March 30 might lead to rain. An induced Cyclonic Circulation will develop over West Rajasthan. From this circulation, another Trough will extend up to North Madhya Pradesh.