Yellow heat wave alert issued, Narmadapuram records 41.7 degrees Celsius
BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): Temperature fluctuations were recorded in different parts of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. Narmadapuram recorded a maximum temperature of 41.7 degrees Celsius. Khargone and Rajgarh recorded a daytime temperature of 40 degrees Celsius each, according to the meteorological service.
Mandla recorded a 5 degree drop in overnight temperature which stabilized at 15 degrees Celsius. Rewa recorded a 7.3 degree drop in overnight temperature and stabilized at 10.1 degrees Celsius. Umaria recorded an overnight temperature of 17.3 degrees Celsius after a drop of 4.6 degrees.
The meteorological department has issued a yellow alert for the heat wave in Narmadapuram and Ratlam districts in the next 24 hours.
On Tuesday, Bhopal recorded a maximum temperature of 37.9 degrees Celsius, 2.9 degrees above normal while it recorded a minimum temperature of 18.6 degrees Celsius.
Indore recorded a maximum temperature of 36.4 degrees Celsius while its minimum temperature was 22 degrees Celsius.
Dhar recorded a daytime temperature of 39.8 degrees Celsius while Ratlam and Damoh recorded 39.6 degrees Celsius each. Narsinghpur recorded a maximum temperature of 39 degrees Celsius.
According to the meteorological service, a deep depression prevails over the northern Andaman Sea and the adjacent east-central Bay of Bengal. A cyclonic circulation is present over the northern interior of Karnataka. Moreover, a trough extends to Kerala. Heat wave prevailed in western Madhya Pradesh. The intensity will subside later causing scattered moderate rain on Wednesday.
Posted: Wednesday March 23rd 2022, 01:05 IST