Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely in many parts of MP

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bhopal
  • Updated: Aug 12, 2015 22:36 IST

Many parts of Madhya Pradesh may witness heavy to very heavy rainfall in next 36 hours, predicts meteorological department.

A monsoon trough line passing over the state and an upper air cyclonic circulation prevailing between North West Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan may bring excessive rainfall at several parts of the state.

According to officials of Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhopal, isolated places in Indore division and Harda, Betul, Dewas, Ujjain, Ratlam and Sehore districts will witness heavy to very heavy rainfall in next 36 hours.

Warning of very heavy rainfall has been released for isolated areas in Ujjain, Jabalpur and Bhopal division and Hoshangabad, Sagar, Damoh and Guna districts.

MeT officials have predicted rain and thundershowers will occur in most of the places over Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain and Hoshangabad divisions and Guna and Ashoknagar districts.

Similarly rain and thundershowers will occur at many places over Sagar, Shahdol divisions and Shivpuri, Gwalior, Sheopur and Datia districts.

Meanwhile, state capital also witnessed heavy rainfall at isolated places on Wednesday. Low lying areas of the state capital were inundated.

Mandla recorded highest rainfall on Wednesday with 34.0 mm followed by Khajuraho - 30mm, Bhopal- 15 mm, Ratlam- 9.0 mm, Umaria- 7.0mm, Sidhi- 5.0 mm, Guna- 5.0mm and Jabalpur - 3mm.

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