Rains continue to drench entire state

Intermittent showers in city; heavy rainfall likely between Sep 15 and 21

Bhopal: Rains continue to drench the entire state on Tuesday. There is a possibility of light to moderate showers in the state for the next 2 to 3 days. The met department has predicted heavy rainfall between September 15 and September 21.

Senior meteorologist Dr. Vedprakash Singh said that the trough line is passing through Northern Madhya Pradesh and Southern Uttar Pradesh. Cyclonic circulation is also active. This resulted in moderate to heavy rain in the state. There will be a slight reduction in heavy rain for the next 2 to 3 days.

Singh said a low pressure area will be active from the Bay of Bengal on 13th and 14th September. Due to this, it is expected to rain from 15 to 21 September.

Due to the rains since last one week, many districts of the state have come out of the red zone (deficit rainfall). According to the Meteorological Department, currently Neemuch, Mandsaur, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Khargone, Khandwa, Agar-Malwa, Rajgarh, Shajapur, Guna, Ashoknagar, Bhopal, Damoh, Satna, Rewa, Sidhi, Singrauli and Balaghat districts are in the red zone. In this monsoon season, from June 1 to September 11, Bhind has received 46% more rainfall than normal. 32% more rainfall has occurred in Burhanpur also. 6 days ago, 29 districts of the state were in the red zone.

Rainfall figures improving

The rainfall figures are also improving due to continuous rains in the state. With an improvement of 2%, the state is now 12% behind the overall rainfall figures. There has been an average of 10% less rainfall in the eastern part and an average of 14% less rainfall in the western part. From June 1 to September 11, an average of 30.09 inches of rain has been received, whereas 34.19 inches of rain should have been received.

Maximum rainfall has occurred in Narsinghpur. More than 45 inches of rain has fallen here so far.

Seoni has received 40.74 inches of rain, Mandla, Dindori-Jabalpur have received more than 39 inches of rain. In Anuppur, Chhindwara the figure is more than 36 inches.

Indore has received more than 35 inches of rain. In Raisen, Narmadapuram, Balaghat, Katni, Panna, Sagar, Shahdol and Umaria the figure is only 35 inches or more.

In next 24 hours light rain with thunderstorm amy occur in Guna, Ashoknagar, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Datia, Bhind, Morena, Sheopur Kalan, Singrauli, Sidhi, Rewa, Satna, Anuppur, Umaria, Dindori, Chhindwara, Seoni, Mandla, Balaghat, Tikamgarh and Niwari. Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain may receive light showers.

Leave a Reply