Mercury Dips To -0.5 Degree Celcius In Pachmarhi

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  • Panchmarhi temperature on Sunday night recorded at -0.5 degrees.
  • The mercury has dropped for the third consecutive day.
  • Reportedly, various city of the state recored the minimum temperature.

Bhopal: As the cold wave conditions prevail in northern states, the mercury level has dropped to shivering levels in the state. The minimum temperature of minus 0.5 degrees Celcius was recorded in Panchamarhi on Sunday night. In the morning, a layer of snow was seen on the trees and plants and the vehicles parked outside. According to the Meteorological Department, no relief from cold is expected in the next 24 hours. Cold winds may blow more rapidly. At the same time, Umaria and Nowgaon recorded a minimum temperature of 1-degree Celcius, the meteorological department informed.

Weather expert Ved Prakash Singh said that the cold has broken the record of the last 10 years in the state. Earlier on December 29, 2014, the temperature had gone up to -1.6 in Pachmarhi. Dr Adesh Srivastava, Associate Professor, Department of Neuro Surgery, AIIMS has advised that blood pressure patients need to be careful. They may have a parolytic attack and a brain stroke. A sudden increase in blood pressure also increases the risk of a brain haemorrhage.

According to meteroligical department, various city of the state recored the minimum temperature which include Damoh (Madiyahar) – 0.5°C, Shahdol (Kalyanpur) – 0.8°C, Vidisha (Kurwai) – 1.0°C, Ashoknagar (Aonwari) – 1.4°C, Sidhi (Rampur Naikin) – 1.5°C, Gwalior (City) – 1.8°C, Chhatarpur (Naugaon) – 1.8°C, Hoshangabad (Pachmarhi) – 2.0°C, Umaria (Bandhavgarh) – 2.0°C, Katni (Pipraundh) – 2.1°C, Bhind (Gohad) – 2.2°C, Guna (City) – 2.6°C, Rewa (City) – 2.6°C, Raisen (City) – 2.8°C, Chhatarpur (Khajuraho) – 3.4°C, Tikamgarh (City) – 3.8°C, Shajapur (City) – 3.9°C, Bhopal (Bairgarh) – 4.0°C, Rajgarh (City) – 4.0°C, Shahdol (Jaisinghnagar) – 4.2°C, Sagar (City) – 4.4°C, Mandla (City) – 4.5°C, Datia (City) – 4.6°C, Satna (Raghurajnagar) – 5.4°.

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