Intermittent showers continue in Bhopal

Heavy rains likely at many places

Bhopal: After receiving scant rainfall in August, September has brought relief in the form of rain to Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. In just 12 days, the city has received 65% of its September rainfall quota. Intermittent showers have been continuing in Bhopal for the last 2 days.

In the next 24 hours heavy rain is expected in Narmadapuram, Betul, Anuppur, Dindori, Chhindwara, Seoni, Mandla, and Balaghat.

Light rain/thunderstorms may occur in Bhopal, Vidisha, Rajgarh, Sehore, Rajgarh, Sidhi, Harda, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Khargone, Dhar, Indore, Dewas, Shajapur, Guna, Ashoknagar, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Datia, Bhind, Morena, Muraina, Sheopur, Singrauli, Rewa, Satna, Shahdol, Umaria, Katni, Jabalpur, Narsinghpur, Panna, Damoh, Sagar, Chhatarpur, and Tikamgarh.

In Bhopal, intermittent light and heavy rain, accompanied by a drop in temperatures is expected.

The total rainfall in September stands at 16 CM in the state, with 10 CM tainfall has occurred so far. Weather experts predict that active monsoon conditions will resume in the state from September 15 to 21, and Madhya Pradesh can exceed the monthly quota.

Low pressure area to become active again

Senior meteorologist Ved Prakash Singh said that on September 14 and 15, a low-pressure area will become active over the Bay of Bengal, likely bringing more rain to the region.

According to local reports, over the past 24 hours, Umaria has received the most significant rainfall, with more than 6.5 CM. Eight other districts have also seen rainfall. The next two days are expected to bring light rain. Showers have been intermittent in Bhopal.

Despite good rainfall in September, the state remains 12% deficient in overall rainfall. The eastern part of the state is 10% below average, while the western part is 14% below normal. The normal rainfall should have been 34.19 inches from June 1 to September 12.

Narsinghpur has received the maximum rainfall so far, with more than 110 CM. Sivani has seen over 100 CM, while Mandla and Dindori-Jabalpur have received more than 98 CM of rain. Anuppur, Chhindwara, and many others have seen more than 90 CM of rainfall.

Indore has experienced more than 87 CM of rainfall, while Rajgarh, Narmadapuram, Balaghat, Katni, Panna, Sagar, Shahdol, and Umaria have seen 85 CM or more of rain. In these districts, less rain has been reported in Ashoknagar, Barwani, Gwalior, Khargone, Khandwa, Khargone, Mandsaur, and Morena.

The meteorological department has classified Neemuch, Mandsaur, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Khargone, Khandwa, Agra-Malwa, Rajgarh, Shajapur, Guna, Ashoknagar, Bhopal, Damoh, Satna, Rewa, Sidhi, Singrauli, and Balaghat districts as red zones.

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