October 4, 2022
MP Weather Update: Due to the highest rainfall in 50 years in Bhopal submerged, rain in Baghelkhand and Bundelkhand also

MP Weather Update News: Monsoons are continuously active in Madhya Pradesh. The situation has worsened due to heavy rains for the last three days. It rained heavily in Bhopal from Thursday night to Friday morning. Due to which water has started entering the houses. Bhopal has received 72 inches of rain so far. According to the Meteorological Department, this is the highest in the last 50 years. Normally it gets 31 inches of rain till September. Let us tell you, it is happening continuously for 24 hours in Ujjain. Due to which school holidays have been declared. Rain in Shivpuri has led to waterlogging in low-lying areas.

According to the Meteorological Department, Indore, Bhopal, Raisen, Pachmarhi, Narmadapuram and Datia have received one and a half inches of rain during the last 24 hours. One inch each has fallen in Naugaon, Ratlam, Ujjain, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur and Sagar. It has also rained in Gwalior, Khargone, Guna, Umaria, Shivpuri, Betul, Khajuraho, Dhar, Sidhi, Chhindwara, Khandwa, Rewa, Satna and Mandla. According to the Meteorological Department, there may be drizzle in some districts including Indore till this afternoon. There is a possibility of rain in some areas of Bundelkhand, Baghelkhand and Mahakaushal. Yellow alert has been issued in Umaria, Anuppur, Rewa, Shahdol, Dindori, Satna, Sidhi and Singrauli.

Bhopal’s Bhadbhada Dam gates open

Due to incessant rains in Bhopal, the gates of Bhadbhada and Kaliasot dams have been opened. In the night, one gate of Bhadbhada and two gates of Kaliasot Dam were opened. The gates are still open. After this the flow of water in Kaliasot river has increased. Therefore, people living in low-lying areas have been alerted. Municipal corporation teams are keeping an eye in the low-lying areas of Damkheda and Samardha Tola.

Other system spoiled the situation

Let us tell you, in September, the first weak system was formed on 9 and 10. After this the second system became active on 12 September. Due to this, there was not much rain on 13, but on 14 and 15 September, many areas of the state got flood-like due to heavy rains. Bhopal alone has received a record 72 inches of rain so far. However, 68 inches of water has fallen in Bhopal district so far. Madhya Pradesh has received 43 and a half inches of rain so far. This is 22% higher than normal. Most of the reservoirs in the state are full.

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