Many parts of State to receive heavy rains

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Sep 2018 11:11:02



Staff Reporter,

IN LAST 24 hours, rainfall was witnessed in many places including Rewa, Shahdol, Jabalpur, Sagar, Chambal, Gwalior divisions. Besides, rains were also witnessed in Indore division, Hoshangabad, Ujjain and Bhopal divisions. Rainfall recorded in Umaria district is about 16 cm, Guna, Sheopurkalan recorded 11 cm, Panna, Chhatarpur recorded 9 cm each, Khurai, Tikamgarh recorded 8 cm each. Begumganj, Rajgarh and Katni districts recorded 7 cm each.

Other districts including Datia, Suhagpur recorded 6 cm each. Weather Department has issued heavy rainfall warning in many places in State including Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Shajapur, Ujjain, Dewas, Shivpuri, Guna etc. On Saturday, thundershowers was witnessed in Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Chambal divisions and also in Jabalpur, Rewa, Sagar etc.

Bhopal recorded maximum temperature at 24 degrees Celsius and 20 degrees as minimum temperature. Wind velocity recorded was at 25 kms per hour. Cloudy weather with conditions added to chilly weather in State capital. Low pressure area in north eastern Madhya Pradesh and its adjoining areas is enhancing rainfall activity. Since morning hours, chilly weather like conditions with rain showers drenched the city. Cloudy weather is prevailing since past few days in the city and though there was no heavy rainfall but it looked like it could rain heavily any time.

Locals were seen wrapped in winter clothes and sweaters as winter like weather conditions appeared in the city. Bhopal recorded 0.23 mm rainfall.
It seems like monsoon has become active once again in the State. Meteorological Department has issued heavy rainfall warning in 10 districts in 24 hours. Monsoon remains deficient in 8 districts whereas seven districts showed normal rainfall activity so far.

Excess rainfall has been witnessed in around seven districts including Balaghat, Katni, Shahdol, Narsinghpur, Mandla, Dindori, Indore, Ujjain, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Neemuch, Mandsaur and Ratlam. Major reason for change in weather includes low pressure belt created in north-eastern Madhya Pradesh and surrounding areas.
Monsoon trough line is made up of the area of low pressure from Firozpur, Hisar, Faridabad, Gwalior from Balasore of Odisha to Bay of Bengal. Monsoon trough is likely to shift northwards from September 11, 2018, and continue to run across north-eastern states till September 14.
Cloudy weather with rain showers are likely to continue for next 48 hours in the city. However ,there is dip in temperature range but no major fluctuation in temperature range is expected in the city.