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Good rains in store for Bastar, Raipur, Durg, Indore, Ujjain, Ratlam

August 21, 2017 5:43 PM |

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Since last 2-3 days, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh has become the focal point of Southwest Monsoon. Due to this, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have been witnessing good rains. Some light traces of rains were observed in both the states in the last 24 hours as well.

The area of low pressure developed over Odisha is moving in a westerly direction towards Madhya Pradesh. Apart from this, the axis of Monsoon Trough has also shifted from the lowlands of the Himalayas in the southern direction towards South Madhya Pradesh. On account of this, both the state's weather has taken a turn.

In the recent past, not much significant rainfall had been observed by the eastern and northeastern parts of Madhya Pradesh. While good rainfall has been recorded in the south and southwestern parts of Madhya Pradesh along with a few districts of Chhattisgarh as well.

According to Skymet Weather, the axis of Monsoon trough is running via south of Madhya Pradesh therefore, light rains are expected to continue for next 2 days in parts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Moreover, a cyclonic circulation is also over coastal Odisha and adjoining Andhra Pradesh that will move towards Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh thereby contributing in these rains.


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Click above to see the live lightning and thunderstorm across Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

With the effect of these systems, monsoon rains are expected to be active in the western and southwestern parts of Madhya Pradesh and parts of Chhattisgarh for next 24 hours. Until August 25, scattered rains will continue to lash both the states.

Thereafter, the intensity of rains will increase around August 26 over Chhattisgarh and a few moderate spells with one or two heavy spells are possible over the southern districts of chat such as Bastar, Raipur, Durg, and Dantewada.

In Madhya Pradesh, stations such as Indore, Ujjain, Khandwa, Khargone, and Ratlam may witness light to moderate with isolated heavy showers. Districts such as Bhopal, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Sagar, Satna, Damoh, Khajuraho, Rewa, and Chhatarpur may brace for moderate monsoon rains.

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