Madhya Pradesh rains: IMD issues yellow alert for 5 districts, state likely to face third wet spell in August

By: |
August 29, 2021 5:14 PM

The forecast is valid till Monday morning, an official said.

"A monsoon trough passing through Gwalior and Sidhi districts in the state is causing rain. Monsoon activity is expected to continue over the next week. With this, MP is in for a third wet spell in August," said IMD Bhopal's senior meteorologist PK Saha.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued a yellow alert of likely ‘heavy rainfall’ in five districts of Madhya Pradesh, this expected to be the third wet spell in the state for August.

The alert has been issued for isolated places in Vidisha, Sagar, Betul, Chhindwara and Balaghat district. while the IMD also said thunderstorm accompanied by lightning was likely in some places in the districts of Bhopal, Jabalpur, Rewa, Shahdol, Hoshangabad, Sagar and Chambal divisions.

The forecast is valid till Monday morning, an official said.

“A monsoon trough passing through Gwalior and Sidhi districts in the state is causing rain. Monsoon activity is expected to continue over the next week. With this, MP is in for a third wet spell in August,” said IMD Bhopal’s senior meteorologist PK Saha.

As per IMD data, Ambah in Morena district recorded highest rainfall of 33 millimetres in west MP, while Bichhai in Mandla district received the highest rainfall of 39.4 mm in east MP in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am on Sunday.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1ISRO expertise to help two space-tech start-ups test rocket systems
2Climate Anxiety: Floundering diplomacy and mismanaged COVID-19
3Delhi govt asks pvt construction sites to follow 14-point guidelines to prevent dust pollution