Trees uprooted during gusty winds; monsoon activities to continue, says weatherman
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Power outages were witnessed during heavy rainfall during the last three days in Bhopal. Power supply was snapped in many parts during rainfall on Monday evening. The main reason for power supply disruption is this that when it rains along with gusty winds, tree branches fell down on power supply line, affecting the power supply in various areas.
Several trees were uprooted in the gusty winds which peaked at 90 km per hour on Sunday; some areas reported power cut for more than 8 hours and on Monday same pattern was witnessed but the wind speed was moderate.
On Monday evening, power supply was snapped in parts of MP Nagar, Shivaji Nagar, Gautam Nagar, Banganga area, Professors Colony, Nishatpura, Cholla area etc. As power outages remained for hours hence people were having grudges against the delay in redressal of power complaints.
People were sweating as there was no power. Power outages were not of short time rather they lasted for hours, leaving people high and dry. It was even on Sunday night that disruption in power supply for hours left people red faced.
Meanwhile, helpline employees of power companies are having a harrowing time as the helpline numbers are bombarded with complaints of power supply disruptions. More than this, it is linemen who are on toes to rectify the loopholes in power supply.
People praying for rains were annoyed after long power cuts were witnessed on Monday in several parts following heavy rainfall in the evening; warning of heavy rainfall has been issued for 12 districts by Met department.
Pattern of heavy rainfall continued for the third consecutive day in the state capital as rainfall which started in the evening continued till the night on Monday.
The city received around 1 cm rainfall on Monday. Despite of rainfall in the past few days two problems water supply and humid weather conditions continue to disturb normal life of the state capital and their pain was further intensified after their calls made to the MPSEB regarding power supplies went unanswered.
Met department has issued warning of heavy rainfall for Khandwa, Khargone, Burhanpur, Betul, Chindwara, Seoni, Balaghat, Mandla, Alirajpur, Badwani, Dewas and Raisen districts which are likely to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours.
Balaghat received the highest rainfall at 7 cm while Malajkhand recorded 6 cm of rainfall in the past 24 hours.
In the state Hoshangabad and Jabalpur divisions recorded rainfall at several places while few places recorded rainfall in Shahdol, Bhopal, Indore and Ujjain divisions.
The spell of heavy rainfall would be witnessed in the next 2-3 days.The east Madhya Pradesh region continues to witness hot and humid conditions with high day temperatures which were reported on Monday.