State reels under summer-like situation

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State reels under summer-like situation

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The rain gods seem to be displeased for the past few days as rainfall has not been witnessed and intense humid and hot conditions have prevailed over several parts of the State.

Prevailing weather conditions are reflecting summer- like conditions with day temperatures soaring and little relief in the nights.

The Met department has forecast heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the next five days across the State.

With very few regions witnessing rainfall the deficit of the rainfall seems to be increasing in several parts of the State and most affected ones would be the farmers while the other category would be people in the region which received scanty rainfall in the last season and witnessed the pattern in this season.

Bhopal and nearby regions Raisen, Hoshangbad are among those witnessing day temperature over 35 degree Celsius while Sidhi recorded 37 degree Celsius on Friday which were among the highest day temperatures of the state.

After the hot and humid days, nights are also harsh as temperatures soar to 28 degree Celsius in Gwalior while Satna and Khajuraho recorded 27 degree Celsius.

The regions which recorded rainfall in cm in the past 24 hours were Shyamgarh 6, Suwasra, Sardarpur, Neemuch 4, Alot, Jobat, Prithvipur, Tarana, Anjad, Thandla 3, Shahgarh, Jawad, Badnagar, Ujjain, Bajna, Tal, Jhabua 2.

Ujjain division recorded rainfall in the past 24 hours while few regions in Indore division also recorded rainfall.

Heavy rainfall is not on the cards and warning of thundery activities and lightening has been issued for Vidisha, Chhindwara, Balaghat, Damoh, Sagar and Tikamgarh districts.

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