Chill persists in the state capital, Bhopal, in the evening after the mercury plummeted marginally
on Friday.
Chill persists in the state capital, Bhopal, in the evening after the mercury plummeted marginally on Friday.

BHOPAL: A spell of bone-chilling cold is likely from year-end in Madhya Pradesh. However, the state recorded a marginal drop of temperature as a western disturbance has restricted the sharp fall of temperatures. But there will be a spell of intense cold at year-end in the state.

Many districts recorded a marginal drop in the day, as well as night, temperatures, on Friday. Bhopal recorded a drop of 1.3°Celsius in the day temperature, which settled at 25.6°Celsius, which is normal, while it recorded 10.4°Celsius after a marginal rise of 0.2 degree Celsius. Indore recorded a drop of 2°Celsius in the day temperature, which settled at 26.4°Celsius, while it recorded a night temperature of 12.0°Celsius after a rise of 1.7°Celsius.

In the districts

Umaria’s night temperature was below that of Pachmarhi on Thursday night. Umaria froze at 5.0°Celsius, which was 1.9°Celsius below normal, while Pachmarhi recorded 5.8°Celsius after rise of 2.8°Celsius. Previously, Pachmarhi had a night temperature of 3.0°Celsius. Umaria also recorded drop of 2.9°Celsius in the day temperature, which settled at 25.3°Celsius.

Similarly, Datia shivered at 6.0°Celsius, while Gwalior recorded 6.5°Celsius and Raisen 7.4°Celsius. Khajuraho recorded 6.2°Celsius, while Nowgaon recorded 6.3°Celsius. Rewa recorded 5.6°Celsius and Satna recorded 7.2°Celsius. Mandla recorded 6.5°Celsius. Khajuraho recorded a drop of 2.4°Celsius in the day temperature, which settled at 24.0°Celsius. Similarly, Satna recorded a drop of 1.7°Celsius in the day temperature of 24.0°Celsius, which was 1°Celsius below normal. Jabalpur and Chhindwara recorded a drop of 1.8°Celsius and 1.9°Celsius in their day temperatures. Chhindwara recorded 25.8°Celsius and Jabalpur settled at 24.2°Celsius. Dhar and Shajapur recorded 9.4°Celsius each, while Khargone recorded 9.2°Celsius. Guna recorded 9.0°Celsius.

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