Heavy Rainfall Disrupts Life in Several Places Across Madhya Pradesh

Heavy Rainfall Disrupts Life in Several Places Across Madhya Pradesh

Several areas in Madhya Pradesh are grappling with severe disruptions in daily life due to heavy rainfall, with rivers and streams overflowing. According to the weather department, these regions are likely to experience continuous rain for the next 48 hours. The excessive rainfall is attributed to the convergence of the monsoon trough from Western Madhya Pradesh and another monsoon trough, leading to heavy downpours. This weather pattern is expected to persist for the next two days, prompting the issuance of a red alert in the Ratlam, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, and Indore districts.

Furthermore, an orange alert has been issued in Khargone, Badwani, Ujjain, and Mandsaur districts. Meanwhile, yellow alerts have been declared in Burhanpur, Khandwa, Agar-Malwa, Dewas, and Neemuch districts. This weather system is anticipated to shift towards Gujarat after September 18, potentially bringing relief from the continuous rainfall.

Impact Across the Region Western Madhya Pradesh, including the districts of Indore, Ujjain, and Dewas, has been witnessing extremely heavy rainfall. Additionally, many locations in the Bhopal, Narmadapuram, and Ujjain divisions, as well as various places in the Gwalior-Chambal, Jabalpur, Sagar, Rewa, and Shahdol regions, have reported significant rainfall.

Record-Breaking Rainfall Bhimapur in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh has set a new rainfall record, with a staggering 445 mm of rainfall recorded in the last 24 hours. This surpasses the previous record of 470 mm of rainfall reported in Shivpuri on August 3.

Rainfall Statistics for September 16 in the Last 24 Hours:

  • Pachmarhi: 241.2 mm
  • Betul: 197.2 mm
  • Narmadapuram: 177.6 mm
  • Indore: 171.0 mm
  • Dhar: 137.5 mm
  • Khargone: 135.0 mm
  • Khandwa: 135.0 mm
  • Ujjain: 119.4 mm
  • Ratlam: 85.0 mm
  • Bhopal: 71.7 mm
  • Seoni: 68.4 mm
  • Chhindwara: 68.4 mm
  • Raisen: 58.2 mm
  • Bhopal City: 41.0 mm
  • Sagar: 35.4 mm
  • Guna: 25.8 mm
  • Tikamgarh: 13.0 mm
  • Jabalpur: 11.7 mm
  • Malajkhand: 11.6 mm
  • Khajuraho: 11.2 mm
  • Satna: 10.8 mm
  • Naugaon: 8.6 mm
  • Sidhi: 7.6 mm
  • Damoh: 7.0 mm
  • Rewa: 6.6 mm
  • Mandla: 5.0 mm
  • Shivpuri: 4.0 mm
  • Gwalior: 1.0 mm

The heavy rainfall has resulted in waterlogging and flooding in various areas, leading to disruptions in transportation and daily activities. Authorities are closely monitoring the situation and taking necessary measures to ensure the safety of residents in affected regions.

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