Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A brief spell of heavy rain lashed the state capital on Monday noon. Meteorological department has attributed the brief spell of rain to depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Odisha coast which has intensified into a deep depression.
It is expected to move in the West Northwest direction across Odisha and Chhattisgarh towards Madhya Pradesh bringing rain in Vindya and Mahakaushal regions in next 24 hours.
Besides, the low-pressure area is now over the South Gujarat region and associated cyclonic circulation. Monsoon trough is passing through the center of low-pressure area over South Gujarat, Khandwa and Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh, Sambalpur in Odisha. This trough is responsible for the rain in entire Madhya Pradesh, said met department officials.
In the last 24 hours, Monsoon was vigorous over Odisha as a moderate to heavy with one or two heavy spells of rain occurred over Odisha. Active monsoon conditions were witnessed over Gujarat and Konkan and Goa as light to moderate rain with few heavy to very heavy spells.
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