Due to the sudden change in the weather, where an increase in temperature was recorded, today Kawardha and Pendra-Gorella-Marwahi received heavy rainfall. Due to this, the temperature dropped. According to the information received from the correspondent, rain has been recorded in the Amarkantak hills ahead of Pandra and in the forested areas. Similarly, hailstorm is reported in Kawardha district with rain. Changes in the weather have raised concerns on the faces of farmers as the rabi crop, especially pulses and oilseeds, is likely to be damaged by sudden rains. The Janjgir-Champa region has been witnessing high winds since morning. There is a possibility of rains in the interior of Bilaspur and Surguja divisions after noon.