Ujjain : With rains continuing for two consecutive days in the catchment areas of Gambhir dams has increased the water level by 100 Mc Ft. Kshipra river also swelled for the first time on Thursday.

The officials at Gambhir Dam control room informed that the catchment area of the dams has been receiving moderate to heavy rains in the past 2 days, which resulted in increase of cumulative water level. Till Thursday evening, the water level for dam was 477.11 meters, told officials at dam control room. Water levels of the dam might increase further in coming days, as heavy to very heavy rain fall is predicted for the coming days by the Met. While the city witnessed 10 mm rains on Thursday, Met department has forecast moderate to heavy rain in the coming 48 hours. The city’s maximum temperature was recorded to be 25 degree Celsius on Thursday.

Attributing to rains, officials at Government Jiwaji Rao observatory inform a drop in the minimum temperature of the city to 6-7 degree Celsius in the next 24 hours, on Thursday the minimum temperature was recorded to be 19.5 degree Celsius. Meanwhile river Kshipra was seen overflowing at most places, for the first time in the season. Water was seen overflowing from Kshipra culvert. Most small temple situated closer to both Ramghat and Gaughat were seen either fully or partially submerged in the water.

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