Flood fury to batter Madhya Pradesh for some more days, no relief likely

July 20, 2018 4:34 PM |

Madhya Pradesh Monsoon rains_ The Indian Express 600

A series of weather systems have been affecting the state of Madhya Pradesh for the last many days, bringing in the varied intensity of rains over the state. These rains were sturdy enough and resulted in flooding most parts of the state, majorly affecting the eastern half of the state.

On the last day as well, almost the entire state experienced widespread rains, however, parts of East Madhya Pradesh experienced more showers in contrast with parts of West Madhya Pradesh. In the last 24 hours, from 08:30 am on Thursday, Datia recorded 46 mm of rains, Hoshangabad 37 mm, Gwalior 14 mm, Guna 13 mm, Bhopal 5 mm, Jabalpur 3 mm, Sagar 3 mm, Indore 3 mm and Khajuraho witnessed 2 mm of rains.

As per Skymet Weather, due to continuous flooding rains, West Madhya Pradesh is rainfall surplus by 23%. East Madhya Pradesh, on the other hand, is witnessing normal rains with a minor deficit of 2%.

[yuzo_related]

The reason for the continuous rains over Madhya Pradesh can be associated with the low-pressure area that developed over west central Bay of Bengal which traveled towards West Madhya Pradesh. In addition to this, the axis of Monsoon trough has also been persisting over Madhya Pradesh.

The reason for these rains was the low-pressure area persisting over the northern parts of Madhya Pradesh and adjoining regions.

However, now, another low-pressure area has developed over Odisha. This system would also travel towards Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, resulting in heavy to very heavy rains to continue over the state on July 22 and 23.

This system would ensure cities like Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Shivpuri, Guna, Gwalior, Datia, Shajapur and Ujjain to keep on receiving heavy rains.

Hence, we do not expect any relief from the ongoing flooding situation over Madhya Pradesh. In fact, flood situation would not ease out, rather may get even worse in the coming days. Cities like Sagar, Raisen, Dewas, Vidisha, Damoh, and Umaria are expected to be the major sufferers of the flood fury.

Image Credit:  The Indian Express        

Any information taken from here should be credited to skymetweather.com 

 

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
#Rain and thundershower activities will initially commence over the western and northern parts of the state includi… t.co/xpS1jo9JB3
Monday, May 20 11:06Reply
#Heat is expected to stay away from #Rajasthan for at least next three to four days. t.co/jVM976Rtaa
Monday, May 20 10:45Reply
Today we expect light #rainfall activity to occur in parts of all the three hilly states of North India. t.co/oSV2fTHdKP
Monday, May 20 10:00Reply
#Chandrapur in #Maharashtra is the #hottest #city in #India with a maximum temperature of 45.6° C. t.co/i8yH6OgGDK
Monday, May 20 09:15Reply
Now is the time to take up #cycling: here are 6 reasons why t.co/19WAGpGrc0
Sunday, May 19 20:32Reply
वैष्णो देवी में कल यानि 20 मई को आसमान में आंशिक रूप से बादल छाये रहने के साथ ही हल्की गर्मी बने रहने की संभावना है। t.co/CD1U3tSx5N
Sunday, May 19 20:31Reply
अंडमान व निकोबार में समय से पूर्व मॉनसून ने दी दस्तक, केरल में अभी इंतज़ार t.co/QFvTiVITyz
Sunday, May 19 20:31Reply
पश्चिमी और दक्षिणी राजस्थान के कुछ भागों में हल्की वर्षा की संभावना बनी हुई है। t.co/AlFI5TsIQF
Sunday, May 19 20:30Reply
SW #Monsoon arrives in #Andaman and #Nicobar Islands, rain in #South India t.co/v0EJ9MKouk
Sunday, May 19 20:27Reply
Short spell of #rain and #thundershower activities accompanied with strong gusty #winds will occur over some places… t.co/z71tdd1IOd
Sunday, May 19 20:00Reply

latest news

USAID Skymet Partnership

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try