Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Due to El Nino, there is more evaporation of sea water in Pacific Ocean, which has led to cloud formation. Due to clouds, temperature is not increasing much in April, according to meteorological department.
A yellow alert has been issued on Friday for rain, thundershowers with lightning in Bhopal, Narmadapuram, Betul, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Chhindwara and Balaghat, which will occur in next 24 hours. Rain and thunder showers may occur once again in next 2 to 3 days.
Meteorological department senior officer Ved Prakash Singh said, “Weather will turn hot by April end. This time, western disturbance will become active one after another, which will form clouds and cause rain. Due to this, there is not much rise in temperature.”
He added, “There is less chance of hot weather in first fortnight of April. Weather will turn hot in the last week of April and in May.”
According to meteorological department, a cyclonic circulation is over Chhattisgarh and adjoining parts of Odisha and another cyclonic circulation is over north Karnataka. A trough is extending from south Central Madhya Pradesh to south interior Karnataka. This will cause rain and thunderstorm.
Districts like Betul, Hoshangabad, Chhindwara, Mandla, Jabalpur, Sagar, Bhopal, Seoni and Dewas may receive rain and thunderstorm. Central parts may also receive scattered rain.