Bhopal: Heavy rains that have been lashing the state for past four days, continued on Wednesday. The impact of rains was mostly seen in the areas surrounding the state capital. State capital too witnessed spells of light showers throughout the day.
Bhopal registered about 22 millimeter rain. The quota of rains for the month of July in the state capital is about to be complete. So far it has received 350 mm of rains against the 371 mm rains that it generally receives in this month. Chatarpur district in the state registered the maximum rainfall with 91 mm. Guna with 42mm, Khajuraho 41, Damoh 21while Gwalior, Raisen and Hoshangabad each registered 15 mm of rains.
Rains are likely in most places in Gwalior, Sagar, Chambal, Rewa and Shahdol divisions in the coming 24 hours. According to meterological department, there are chances of light showers continuing for some days in some places across the state.
23 districts in the state have recorded more than normal rainfall in this season so far. These districts include Jabalpur, Mandla, Damoh, Teekamgarh, Umaria, Indore, Jhabua, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Shajapur, Agar, Malwa, Morena, Sheopur, Shivpuri, Guna, Sehore, Raisen, Rajgarh and Sehore. Whereas, Katni, Dindori, Rewa and Alirajpur districts received less than normal rains.