RAIPUR: Chilly wave situations prevailed for the primary time this season as mercury dipped significantly in a number of components of North Chhattisgarh. Chilly winds coming from the North have modified the local weather in Sarguja and Pendra divisions the place there was a sudden decline within the evening temperatures.
Met officers mentioned the Koriya division witnessed 4 levels Celsius, which was the minimal temperature recorded this season whereas Pendra division recorded round six levels. A minimal temperature of 6.6 levels Celsius was recorded in Pendra, which was a lot lower than the temperature recorded the day prior to this and was lower than 5 levels Celsius than the conventional temperature of the area.
Ambikapur recorded a minimal temperature of six levels Celsius which was much less as in comparison with the day prior to this.
Metrological Centre Raipur scientist HP Chandra mentioned chilly waves situations will persist if the temperature recorded is beneath 10 levels and if there’s a fall of 4.5 levels Celsius within the temperature of the day prior to this. Comparable chilly wave situations are additionally prevailing in Pendra street, Ambikapur, Koriya and close by areas.
Locations close to Amarkantak, near the Chhattisgarh border with Madhya Pradesh, are additionally witnessing chilly wave situations. Dewdrops had been seen within the villages round this area.
In-state capital Raipur, the temperature remained 14.3 levels Celsius, which is 1.7 levels extra as in comparison with regular. Swami Vivekanand Airport Raipur recorded 12.6 levels whereas within the Labhandi space round 12.5 levels was recorded.
In keeping with the IMD and agricultural observatory experiences, Surguja district and Pendra-Amarkantak areas had been the coldest throughout this season. In Bastar area, Dantewada was the coldest with a minimal temperature of 10.3 levels Celsius whereas the tribal belt of Narayanpur recorded 10.4 and Durg recorded 10.8 levels. Bilaspur and Jagdalpur recorded a minimal temperature of 11 levels, whereas in Rajnandgaon it has been 14 levels.
Met-officials mentioned chilly Northern winds are more likely to proceed for the approaching two days, and there may very well be fog which can have an effect on vehicular visitors.

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