The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in four districts of Madhya Pradesh. It has predicted heavy rain.
Dhar, Ratlam, Ujjain and Dewas are expected to receive 64.5 mm to 204.4 mm of rain in the four districts falling in the western part of Madhya Pradesh. The IMD has also issued two separate yellow alerts of heavy rain along with thunderstorm and lightning warnings in 28 districts of the state.
Yellow alert issued for these districts
IMD’s Bhopal office senior meteorologist PK Saha said that 13 districts of the state are Mandsaur, Neemuch, Datia, Bhind, Morena, Shivpuri, Agar-Malwa, Shajapur, Jhabua, Betul, Rajgarh, Narsinghpur and Chhindwara. Yellow alert has been issued for lightning and heavy rain with thunder at isolated places.
He said that apart from this, heavy rain with thunder and lightning occurred at isolated places in 15 districts of Dewas, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Shajapur, Ujjain, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Sheopur, Datia, Ashok Nagar, Guna, Bhind, Agar, Ratlam and Morena. A yellow alert has been issued with the forecast for .
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Meanwhile, large parts of Madhya Pradesh have been receiving intermittent rain for the last three days. Gwalior, Betul, Ratlam and Bhopal cities received 25.6 mm, 12 mm, 9 mm and 8.4 mm of rain respectively between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on Saturday.
Saha said that the monsoon trough is passing through Tikamgarh and Sidhi districts of Madhya Pradesh. Apart from this, the pressure of cyclonic winds is persisting over North-East Rajasthan and adjoining North-West Madhya Pradesh. Due to the combination of these two systems, moisture is coming due to which it is raining in Madhya Pradesh.
Earlier this month, heavy rains wreaked havoc in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior and Chambal divisions, causing floods that killed at least 24 people between August 1 and 7, officials said.
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Know what is the meaning of Yellow, Green, and Red Alert
yellow alert Alerts you of impending danger. The Meteorological Department changes the Yellow Alert to Orange Alert as the weather worsens.
There itself orange alert There is every chance of rain and thunderstorms. The purpose of this alert is to alert people. They are alerted to stay in a safe place.
And red alert It means that the weather is bad. There is a possibility of heavy rain. People should avoid going out in such weather.
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