Some parts of Madhya Pradesh experienced rain on Monday. A total of 18 weather service stations recorded minimum temperatures between 6 and 10 degrees Celsius.
Intense cold was felt in Indore and Dhar while the coldest day was recorded in Tikamgarh, Betul, Bhopal, Raisen, Rajgarh, Khandwa, Ratlam, Shajapur, Datia and Guna districts. The minimum temperature in a few districts like Gwalior and Ujjain has dropped several notches. The lowest minimum temperature was recorded at 6 degrees Celsius in Gwalior.
Four state cities recorded maximum and minimum temperatures like Bhopal with 19.1 degrees Celsius and 09.9 degrees Celsius, Indore 18.6 degrees Celsius and 08.6 degrees Celsius, Jabalpur 19.7 degrees Celsius and 12.6 degrees Celsius and Gwalior 19.6 degrees Celsius and 06.3 degrees Celsius.
The Department of Meteorology forecast severe cold weather in Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior and Chambal on January 25. The maximum and minimum temperature in Bhopal would hover around 20 degrees Celsius and 8 degrees Celsius on January 25. from Tuesday on. The department has forecast severe cold for several parts of the state for Jan. 25-28. Although there will be no rain for the next two weeks, the temperature would drop several notches. There are also possibilities of fog in various areas.
The meteorological department said that from the second and third week of February, another system is forming and will bring rain. As the day was cloudy on Sunday, the nighttime temperature rose by 15 degrees Celsius in many districts. Shahdol, Jabalpur and Gwalior received dense fog throughout the day. The minimum temperature would drop by 4 to 6 notches on January 25 and 26.
The temperature is reportedly dropping below 10 degrees Celsius in peak areas of the state.