The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued orange and yellow alerts for 17 districts of flood-hit Madhya Pradesh, warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall. The orange alert – forecasting heavy to very heavy rain (measuring between 64.5 and 204 mm) at remoted locations and legitimate until Saturday morning – has been issued for 5 districts – Vidisha, Raisen, Rajgarh, Guna and Ashok Nagar.
Besides, the yellow alert – warning of heavy rainfall (starting from 64.5 to 115.5 mm) at remoted locations – has been issued for 12 districts – Sehore, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Shivpuri, Datia, Sheopur, Seoni, Sagar, Tikamgarh and Niwari.
Furthermore, the IMD forecast rain or thundershowers at most locations in districts falling beneath 9 divisions, together with state capital Bhopal and Jabalpur.
These forecasts are legitimate until Saturday morning, PK Saha, senior meteorologist on the IMD’s Bhopal workplace, stated.
He stated a decrease stress space was mendacity over central components of north Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood. Saha stated virtually total MP acquired interment rainfall within the final 24 hours.
He stated Guna district within the Gwalior division acquired 156 mm rainfall from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm on Friday.
So far, 12 folks have died and 7 injured in varied rain-related incidents in flood-ravaged Gwalior and Chambal divisions of the state, officers stated on Thursday.
These divisions have been being pounded by heavy rains since Sunday, however downpour has now abated.
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