Bramhapuri, a small city of Chandrapur district in Vidarbha received heaviest downpour of the season. The city recorded 223mm rainfall in 24hr, till 8.30 A.M today. This is possibly the highest downpour of Maharashtra, outside Konkan, in the monsoon season 2022. The rainfall amount is more than half of the monthly normal for August. Bramhapuri has received a total of 292mm rainfall, so far in August. More heavy rains are likely over the next 2-3 days.
Well marked low pressure area is lying over Northwest Bay of Bengal and coastal parts of Odisha. An east-west shear line from the system is extending up to Gujarat, with an embedded vortex over northern parts of Vidarbha and neighboring Madhya Pradesh region. Most parts of Vidarbha are expected to have heavy to very rains over the next 2 days. Rainfall is likely to be more intense with stormy conditions in the next 24hr.
Sub division of Vidarbha has large excess of 32% rainfall, so far. Chandrapur district is in excess of 40% seasonal rainfall. All the 11 districts of Vidarbha, except Akola have registered surplus rainfall by adequate margins. More rains over the next 2 days will increase this margin further. The meteorological sub division of Vidarbha will observe light rainfall in the following 2days, i.e 11th and 12thAugust. Another spell of intense rainfall for Vidarbha in general and Bramhapuri in particular is expected between 13th and 15thAugust.