Bhopal: A spell of heavy rain lashed state capital on Sunday evening. All roads were temporarily waterlogged posing problems for commuters. By evening, Bhopal recorded two inches of rainfall in two hours.
State capital received heavy rain after gap of a week. Warning has been issued for very heavy rain in Rewa, Shahdol, Jabalpur, Sagar, Bhopal, Hoshangabad and Chambal divisions and Vidisha, Betul, Chhindwara districts in the next 24 hours. In addition to heavy rain, there is chance of lightning in the divisions and districts.
According to meteorological department, monsoon is active as a trough is passing through Gwalior, Sidhi. A low pressure area prevails over south coastal Odisha and north coastal Andhra Pradesh and south-east to Bay of Bengal. The low-pressure area is also over north coastal Andhra Pradesh in adjoining parts of south coast of Odisha. Light to moderate rain with few heavy spells are possible in Madhya Pradesh.
Rainfall on Aug 29
A waterlogged road in Bhopal on Sunday following heavy rain. | FP