Heavy Rain Likely In Madhya Pradesh, Weather Department Issues Red Alert: Report

Madhya Pradesh Rain Alert: According to Nagpur-based Regional Meteorological Centre, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places during the day.

Heavy Rain Likely In Madhya Pradesh, Weather Department Issues Red Alert: Report

The weather centre predicts heavy to very heavy rain in parts of Madhya Pradesh (Representational)

Bhopal:

The Indian Meteorological Department or IMD today issued two red alerts of heavy to very heavy rainfall for isolated places in eastern and western parts of Madya Pradesh, reported news agency Press Trust of India.

According to Nagpur-based Regional Meteorological Centre, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places during the day.

Bhainsdehi area in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district received the highest 275 mm rain in the last 24 hours ending 8:30 am, while 16 districts received heavy, very heavy and extremely heavy showers in the same period, senior meteorologist PK Saha of IMD Bhopal said.

"A well-marked low-pressure area has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal. Apart from this, a monsoon trough is passing over MP's Rewa district, and an offshore trough is running from the coast of Maharashtra to Kerala," the official said, adding that the developments have triggered rainfall in the state.
 

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