BHOPAL: Night (Minimum) temperature continued to drop all over Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. Significant fall in temperatures was observed over Madhya Pradesh. There was no respite from chill. Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 23.4 degree Celsius which was 4 degree Celsius below normal while it recorded a minimum temperature of 6.4 degree Celsius which was 5.6 degree Celsius below normal. On Saturday, it was 5.8 degree Celsius.
Khajuraho recorded 3 degree Celsius while Nowgaon recorded 3.8 degree Celcius and Betul, Pachmari and Rewa each recorded 4 degree Celsius. Umaria recorded a drop of 6 degree Celsius. It recorded a minimum temperature of 4.5 degree Celsius which was 5 degree Celsius below normal. Many other cities like Shajapur, Ujjain recorded 4.5 degree Celsius. Chhindwara and Damoh recorded 5.4 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius respectively.
\Pachmarhi which had recorded a drop of 10 degree Celsius, recorded a rise of 5 degree Celsius. Cold day like condition prevailed at Malajhkhand, Seoni, Indore, Jabalpur, Nowgaon, Sagar, Tikamgarh, Bhopal, Rajgarh, Shajapur and Sheopurkalan. Cold wave swept Khajuraho, Betul, Damoh, Bhopal, Rajgarh, Shajapur districts. Indore recorded a maximum temperature of 25.1 degree Celsius which was 3.5 degree Celsius below normal while it recorded a minimum temperature of 7.7 degree Celsius which was 5.8 degree Celsius below normal.
According to meteorological department, cold wave like condition is likely to prevail at Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Rewa, Jabalpur, and Sagar divisions. Similarly, cold day like condition is likely to prevail at various places like Jabalpur, Sagar and Indore divisions. Cool northerly winds have reduced night temperatures over most parts of Madhya Pradesh. However, now due to the change in wind pattern the temperatures will start rising gradually. Dry weather will continue over most parts.