Rain catches Bhopal unawares

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Rain catches Bhopal unawares

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Heavy rain, which was predicted from Wednesday, has stunned locals on Tuesday in the Sate Capital.

The Met department told that the rainfall in the past 24 hours and heavy rainfall which is likely to be witnessed is due to the low pressure area in Northwest Bay of Bengal.

The state has received light to moderate rainfall and in the next 24 hours heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to be witnessed.

Till 5.30 in the evening on Tuesday state capital has recorded 1.8 cm of rainfall. In the season state capital has received 314.3 mm of rainfall above normal average rainfall in the season and it is likely that a good part of the season is remaining and access would reach a higher level.

In the past 24 hours Bakhswah recorded 6 cm of rainfall, Lateri recorded 5 cm of rainfall, Satna and Chattarpur recorded 4 cm of rainfall.

The regions which are likely to witness heavy rainfall are Sagar, Damoh, Tikamgarh, Panna, Rewa, Satna, Chattarpur, Sidhi, Singrauli, Datia, Sheopur, Guna, Ashok Nagar, Morena, Annuppur, Umaria, Jabalpur, Katni, Mandla, Balaghat, Khandwa, Harda, Hoshangabad, Dewas, Sehore, Vidisha and Raisen districts. 

The weatherman said that around August 15, the weather system will start moving towards west and state is likely to receive light rains and later heavy rainfall would be witnessed.

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