Scorching heat in MP forces people to stay indoors

Last Updated: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 12:25

Bhopal: Several parts of Madhya Pradesh on Friday continued to reel under intense heatwave conditions with Naugaon in Chhatarpur district and Morena recording a maximum temperature of 47.5 degrees Celsius.

Other places which recorded high temperatures yesterday were Gwalior (47 degrees), Shivpuri (46.8 degrees) and Khajuraho (46.7 degrees).

Hot winds swept across northern parts of Madhya Pradesh and Bundelkhand region the whole day, forcing people to stay indoors.

Met officials said the heat conditions would continue for some more days and pointed out that the minimum temperatures in many places were above 30 degrees.

The maximum temperature in Bhopal was 43.6 degrees and the minimum was 30.5 degrees, both five degrees above normal.

PTI



First Published: Friday, June 1, 2012 - 12:25
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