BHOPAL : High humidity level brought much discomfort for the people in the city on Wednesday. In Bhopal, morning humidity was 71 per cent and 59 per cent was recorded in evening. All of a sudden, the weather changed from dry to humid. Besides, Bhopal experienced isolated rains in various places-Kolukhedi, Khajuri, Baisakhedi. Isolated rain also increased the humidity in atmosphere.

Monsoon is likely to hit MP in the next couple of days as moisture level is fast increasing because of two systems gaining momentum in Bay of Bengal and Gujarat. Monsoon has already arrived in places like Dharbhanga (Bihar), Bankura (W Bengal). Monsoon may hit Madhya Pradesh from Jabalpur side and from Maharashtra.

First system gained momentum as upper air cycle lies over north east Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas while other system formed with upper air cycle lies over Saurashtra and Kutch adjoining North-East Arabian Sea. Temperatures too saw a slump. Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 38.9°C which was 2°C above normal while it recorded a minimum temperature of 25.1°C which was normal.

Rain and thundershowers are likely at many places over east MP and at few places over rest of the state. Warning has been given that thunderstorm accompanied with squall will occur at isolated places over East Madhya Pradesh in next 24 hours.

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