Madhya Pradesh: Red alert for 4 districts, heavy rainfall likely in north-east

Staff ReporterUpdated: Saturday, July 31, 2021, 10:18 PM IST
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BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): Red alert has been issued for very heavy rain (flooding rain) upto 20cm in Satna, Guna, Sheopurkalan, Chhatarpur and Tikamgarh districts. Similarly, warning for heavy rain has been given for Rewa, Sidhi, Singrauli, Panna, Damoh, Sagar, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ashok Nagar, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Datia, Bhind and Morena.

In last 24 hours, parts of Madhya Pradesh also recorded heavy rainfall. North-east Madhya Pradesh, west Madhya Pradesh may see heavy to very heavy rain during next 48 hours. The possibility of flooding in some of these areas cannot be ruled out. Currently, western end of monsoon trough is south of its normal position. Thus, it looks like a rainy affair for both north and central India. During the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain may occur over parts of Madhya Pradesh.

Light to moderate rain with few heavy spells occurred over Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. In Bhopal, it was dry spell of third consecutive day. However, cloudy weather prevailed in the state capital but it did not rain.

According to meteorological department, a well-marked low pressure area is over north-west Jharkhand and adjoining areas. Another low pressure area is over south Uttar Pradesh and adjoining areas. Due to impact of these systems, Jharkhand has already received torrential rain.

Boxó

Rainfall in 24 hours

Cities Rainfall(cm)

Karhal 24cm

Sheopurkalan 15cm

Badoda 15cm

Badarwas 13cm

Sarai 12cm

Barhi 10cm

Bamori 10cm

Mauganj 9cm

Kolaras 8cm

Guna 6cm

Pachmarhi 6cm

Ashok Nagar 6cm

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