The IMD issued orange and yellow advisories on Sunday, predicting heavy rain, thunderstorms and lightning across most of Madhya Pradesh. The past three days have been experiencing intermittent downpours. PK Saha, a senior meteorologist at the Bureau of the IMD Bhopal, said the two warnings are valid until Monday morning.
He said Anuppur city in the eastern MP received the state’s highest rainfall of 234.5mm in the past 24 hours at 8:30 am Sunday. He added that the Shamshabad area in the Vidisha district of the western MP received the most rainfall.
During the same period, rainfall reached 190.6 mm. The orange alert, which requires authorities to “be prepared to warn that there may be heavy rain and thunderstorms with lightning in remote areas” has been issued in 23 areas, namely Indore, Dar, Ali Rajpur, Jabua, Hargone, Barwani, Kandhwa , Burhanpur. , Ujjain, Dewas, Ratlam, Shajapur, AgarMalwa, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Hoshangabad, Betul and Harda. This (orange alert) also predicts similar weather in the Rajgarh, Guna, Sheopur, Shivpuri and Ashoknagar areas. Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh, Balaghat, Anuppur and Narsinghpur districts issued yellow warnings to warn the authorities to keep abreast of the latest situation and warned that remote areas may have heavy rain and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning.
Saha said a low-pressure area is located in the north and adjacent areas of the central MP, and a low-pressure east-west trough extends along 25 degrees north latitude. He said that in addition, the monsoon trough passes through the low pressure zone north of the Central Councilor. “All these factors cause rain in MP,” he added.
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