Indore: Cold waves blowing from northern parts of the state brought back chill in the city again on Wednesday as the temperature dropped four degrees below the normal. With the change in wind pattern, the city witnessed a drop of six degrees Celsius in last two days. The night temperature too dropped down by three degrees as compare to the temperature recorded on Tuesday.
Regional Meteorological Department officials said that the change in weather condition was due to disturbance in northern part of the state which was hit by rainfall and hailstorm. They said there was a long spell of south-easterly winds last week and now the wind pattern has changed towards northern. “The fluctuation in temperature on Wednesday was result of change in wind pattern which was blowing from south-east part of the city. The temperature was dropping due to cold winds blowing from north-eastern part of the state,” the Met officials said.
The maximum temperature in the city on Wednesday was recorded at 23.3 degrees Celsius which was four degrees Celsius below the normal while the night temperature was recorded at 9.6 degrees Celsius, stuck at the normal. The change in weather condition once again forced the residents to take out their woolens again. The Met officials added that the condition would remain for next few days. “However, chances of intense cold are less in the city,” they added. The winds were blowing with the speed of 12-14 km on Wednesday.