Indore: Change in weather conditions with clouds covering the sky on Sunday morning raised hope for relief from soaring heat. However, clouds didn’t dampen the temperature as maximum temperature remained one degree above normal. The night temperature rose four degrees above normal. Winds blew at a speed of 10 to 15 kilometres per hour.
Regional meteorological department said weather would remain same on Monday though night temperature may rise in the city. City recorded maximum temperature of 32.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday, which was one degree above normal while minimum temperature at 19 degrees Celsius was four degrees above normal.
“Weather will remain cloudy for next couple of days though there is no chance of rain or drizzle. It may pull down maximum temperature but minimum temperature would remain as high as on Saturday,” a department official said.
Weather in March
March is month of transition from winter to summer, which sees steady rise in temperature. Surface winds are westerly to north westerly, although they are occasionally strong gusty during afternoon. Temperature variation is wide. The maximum temperature reaches 35 degrees Celsius by month end. The relative humidity varies between 17 per cent and 33 per cent.
Sometimes, atmosphere is hazy. The mean frequencies of occurrence of thunderstorm are 1.4 days in the month. On some occasions, they are accompanied by squally winds and hail. Most wet spells including thunderstorm activity are associated with passage of western disturbance.