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Monsoon 2017: Bhopal, Indore, Dhar to continue with light to moderate rains

September 16, 2017 11:26 AM |

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Madhya Pradesh has been witnessing moderate to heavy Monsoon rains from the past many days. These rains have been occurring due to the continuous weather systems which were seen above the region. At present, a cyclonic circulation is persisting over Southwest Madhya Pradesh and extends up to mid-tropospheric level.


This weather system is likely to move in the westward direction and will weaken gradually. Due to this weather system, good rains occurred over many parts of West and South Madhya Pradesh. Meanwhile, scattered light rain was observed over eastern parts of the state, and mainly dry weather prevailed over the northern parts of Madhya Pradesh.

In the last 24 hours from 8.30 am on Friday, Khandwa witnessed heavy rain to the tune of 62 mm, Mandla 58 mm, Raisen 34 mm and Damoh 29 mm of rain. In the same span of time, Indore recorded moderate rain to the tune of 21 mm, Dhar 15 mm, Ratlam 13 mm and Khargone 11 mm of rain. Meanwhile, Pachmarhi observed light rain of 6 mm, Sagar 5 mm, Shajapur 4 mm and Bhopal 3 mm of rain.

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As per Skymet Weather, rainfall activity is expected to decrease gradually over many parts of the state. However, moderate with isolated heavy rain is expected at some places over the southwestern parts of the state that will continue for the next 24 hours. Places such as Dhar, Khargone, Ratlam, and Indore will receive good rainfall activity.

Meanwhile, scattered light rain is likely over central as well as southeastern parts of the state. Northern regions will continue with mainly dry weather with temperatures reaching up to 36-37 degree.


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