Bhopal, Jan 19 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh shivered under cold conditions with mercury dipping at several places due to northern winds following snowfall in the Kashmir valley and Himachal Pradesh.
Some relief from cold was experienced in the past few days due to rise in temperature change in wind direction.
Alirajpur in Jhabua district turned out to be the coldest place in the state recording five degrees Celsius. A minimum of 6-9 2-3 notches below normal -- was registered in Ujjain, Indore and Shajapur.
The state capital recorded maximum and minimum temperatures of 26.4 C and 10.2 C -- both four notches below normal. Maximum temperature fell from 30 degrees to 21 degrees in Gwalior. A low of 10 C was recorded.
Jabalpur, Rewa and Satna recorded 14 degrees each, five-seven marks below normal.
Regional Met Department said temperature was witnessing rise and fall. However, mercury was expected to fall in the coming days, it predicted.
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