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Business News/ News / India/  MP: IMD issues ‘Orange alert’ for rain in 19 districts. Check details here
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MP: IMD issues ‘Orange alert’ for rain in 19 districts. Check details here

The weather agency also issued ‘Yellow Alert' for for moderate to dense fog cover in isolated places
  • Both alerts are valid till Saturday morning, an official said.
  • An induced cyclonic circulation was lying over central parts of Madhya Pradesh, while another induced cyclonic circulation was lover south Pakistan and adjoining southwest Rajasthan, and these two systems were bringing in moisture to Madhya Pradesh (PTI)Premium
    An induced cyclonic circulation was lying over central parts of Madhya Pradesh, while another induced cyclonic circulation was lover south Pakistan and adjoining southwest Rajasthan, and these two systems were bringing in moisture to Madhya Pradesh (PTI)

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh is set to receive rain and thundershowers accompanied by lightning and hail in nineteen districts, for which the India Meteorological Department(IMD) on Friday has issued ‘Orange Alert’. 

    The weather agency also issued ‘Yellow Alert' for for moderate to dense fog cover in isolated places in Gwalior, Datia, Bhind, Morena, Niwari, Chhatapur and Tikamagarh districts.

    The nineteen districts which fall under orange alert include Gwalior, Shivpuri, Guna, Datia, Ashok Nagar, Sheopur, Morena, Bhind, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Raltam, Rajgarh, Agar Malwa, Vidisha, Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur, Niwari, Damoh and Sagar districts.

    Both alerts are valid till Saturday morning, an official said.

    PK Saha, senior meteorologist with IMD's Bhopal office, said an induced cyclonic circulation was lying over central parts of Madhya Pradesh, while another induced cyclonic circulation was lover south Pakistan and adjoining southwest Rajasthan, and these two systems were bringing in moisture to Madhya Pradesh.

    He said cloudy weather conditions were likely to prevail for two or three days, giving a respite to the people from the chill. However, the minimum temperature is likely to start dipping in western MP after three days to mark the return of a fresh spell of cold, he added.

    The lowest minimum temperature of 6 degrees Celsius in MP was recorded at Khajuraho in Chhatarpur district, he said. 

    As per IMD data, the maximum and minimum temperature was recorded as 25.6 and 11.3 degrees Celsius in Bhopal, which is one above normal. 

    In Indore, it was 25.8 degrees Celsius, or one above normal, and 12.5 degrees Celsius, which was , two above normal. 

    It was 25.7 degrees Celsius, one above normal, and 10.4 degrees Celsius in Jabalpur, while the maximum temperature in Gwalior was 16.4 degrees Celsius, which is seven below normal, and the minimum temperature was 7.5 degrees Celsius, which is one above normal. 

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    Published: 21 Jan 2022, 06:44 PM IST
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