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Cold Grips MP, Pachmarhi Shivers at Minus 0.4 Degrees

Published: 28th December 2014 08:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th December 2014 08:45 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

BHOPAL: Many parts of Madhya Pradesh are experiencing biting cold with the famous hill station Pachmarhi in Hoshangabad district having recorded the lowest temperature at minus 0.4 degree Celsius early today.

"The lowest temperature in the plain was recorded at 1 degree Celsius in Umaria district," meteorologist E R Chintalu, posted with Meteorological Centre here, told PTI.

He said while "extreme cold conditions" are prevailing in Shahdol division, a cold wave is being experienced in eastern part of the state.

While minimum temperatures of 4.6 and 4.8 degree Celsius were recorded in Gwalior and Jabalpur districts respectively, Bhopal and Indore shivered at 6 and 8 degree Celsius, the spokesperson said.

He said the cold wave will prevail in few places across the state in the next 24 hours.

"Ground frost may occur at isolated places spread over Gwalior, Datia, Morena, Khajuraho, Tikamgarh, Rewa, Umaria and other places," the officer said.

The cold conditions are forcing people to stay indoors with roads getting deserted early in the night. At many places, bonfires are lit along the roadside to beat the cold.



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