Red alert has been issued for a heat wave in the Indore division.

Indore's maximum temperature dropped by a few degrees on Saturday, due to an active Western disturbance . Met department has issued a red alert of heat waves in certain districts of Indore division .

Indore: Residents of the city felt some relief after a few days of soaring temperatures, as the city's maximum temperature dropped by a few degrees on Saturday, due to an active Western disturbance.Nevertheless, Met department has issued a red alert of heat waves in certain districts of Indore division, including Khandwa, Khargone, Barwani, as well as Gwalior and Sagar division, Jabalpur, and Neemach Mandsaur until Monday.With the onset of a new western storm and the Northwesterly winds, Indore and even Ujjain division saw temperatures drop, according to Met scientist Ved Prakash Singh, who predicts that Indore city will follow a 41-42 degree Celsius pattern from May 17-18 and may increase slightly from May 19 to May 19.Moreover, the maximum temperature in the city would rise to 43 degree Celsius between May 20-23, according to him.

With 48 degrees Celsius, the highest temperature recorded in the region was recorded at Nowgong and Khajuraho.On Saturday, Bhopal, the state capital, experienced 44.4 degree Celsius, while Khandwa, which was followed by Khargone, saw the highest temperature in Indore division, recorded 44.5 degree Celsius.Dhar also registered 41.1 degree Celsius.The state is also struggling under a heat wave, with the temperature in the majority of the locations rising sharply above the recommended value.

In the state, night and day temperatures averaged 30 degrees to 45 degrees.According to meteorological department officials, there is no possibility of relief for the next few days.In Naogaon and Khajuraho, the highest temperature in the region was 48 degrees Celsius.