BHOPAL: State recorded sharp rise in temperature by around 8 notches on Sunday. Mercury posted 8 degree Celsius rise in Umaria and 6 degree Celsius in Rewa during night hours. Night temperature in Bhopal and Jabalpur also went up by six notches, while Indore recoded 4.4 degree rise in temperature. Light to moderate rain and thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm are likely over North and east Madhya Pradesh covering Rewa, Shahdol, Sagar, Hoshangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior and Chambal divisions in next 24 hours.
However, Seoni and Satna were among districts which saw a drop in day temperature by six degree Celsius and 4 degree Celsius respectively, while the night temperature in two district went up by 5 notches. Similarly, Sagar, Khandwa, Chhindwara, and Shajapur each recorded a rise of 4 degree Celsius. Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 32.6 degree Celsius which was just 1.2 degree Celsius above season’s normal. City recorded a minimum temperature of 18.6 degree Celsius, while a previous night the temperature was 12.6 notches. Indore recorded a maximum temperature of 32.6 degree Celsius and minimum temperature of 19.6 degree Celsius.