People huddle over a bonfire for relief from the biting cold in the state capital, Bhopal, on Tuesday.
People huddle over a bonfire for relief from the biting cold in the state capital, Bhopal, on Tuesday.
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BHOPAL: Bone-chilling cold continued to sweep the state capital, which recorded a drop of 9.4°Celsius in the day temperature in two days. On Tuesday, there was drop of 6.4°Celsius and today, the drop was 3°Celsius. The city is in the grip of biting cold. Besides, a cold day is likely in the state capital on Wednesday.

Bhopal recorded a 19.3°Celsius day temperature after a drop of 3°Celsius, while it recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8°Celsius after a drop of 1.7°Celsius. Similarly, Indore recorded 19.8°Celsius after drop of 0.8°Celsius, while it recorded a minimum temperature of 8.0°Celsius after a drop of 2.2°Celsius.

Sharp fall in temperatures

Entire Madhya Pradesh recorded a sharp fall in the day, as well as night temperatures. Gwalior-Chambal and Ujjain divisions are in the grip of a cold wave. While bone-chilling cold continued to sweep the entire state, the western parts recorded a sharp drop in temperatures in comparison to the eastern parts of the state.

The meteorological department has issued a warning for cold days and cold wave. A cold day is likely in the Chambal division and various districts, such as Rajgarh, Dhar, Indore, Ratlam, Shajapur, Ujjain, Datia, Narsingpur and Bhopal. Similarly, a cold wave is likely in the Gwalior-Chambal division and various districts, such as Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur, Sagar, Ratlam, Shajapur, Ujjain, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Indore, Dhar, Rajgarh, Sehore and Raisen.

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