Monsoon on its last leg in MP

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 10 Sep 2018 12:19:08


Staff Reporter,

Weather Department told that rainfall activities will decline in State as monsoon system is no more active


Rainfall activities have declined in Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal’s sky was replete with cloud cover but there was no significant rainfall. Only drizzling was reported in some parts of the city. Weather Department informed that rainfall activities will decline in the State as monsoon system is no longer active.
Hence, there is no heavy rainfall warning for any region. Rainfall is likely at some places of Ujjain, Gwalior and Chambal divisions. Rains will also lash Indore, Dhar, Jhabua, Rajgarh, Vidisha, Raisen, Sagar, Damoh, Anuppur and Shahdol districts.

In last 24 hours, rains lashed Neemuch (11 cm), Bhanpura (8 cm), Garoth (6 cm), Jawad, Suwasara, Susner and Agar (3 cm each) and Mandsaur, Nalkheda, Begumganj (2 cm each) respectively.

Local forecast for Bhopal says that there is chance of light showers and sky will remain cloudy. Maximum temperature is likely to be around 27 degrees Celsius.
This monsoon season has brought bountiful rains in Madhya Pradesh. It rained heavily in many places, resulting in flooding of rivers and inundation of low-lying areas. Normal life was thrown out of gear due to incessant rains as lanes in low lying areas turned into small rivers. Even couple of occasion, heavy rains left Bhopal into troubled waters.

However, it is from last many days that proper rains dodged Bhopal despite good clouding. Major water bodies of the city like Upper Lake and Kerwa dam are yet to have water filled to the brim. Weather Department told that weather conditions will remain cloudy and sporadic places will get rainfall as a low pressure area exists in east Rajasthan.

As far as Bhopal is concerned then Bhopal is 14 per cent short from normal rainfall. It is 205 mm behind normal rainfall figure. Likewise sare also lagging behind from average rainfall.