Heavy rains at some places in state; water enters houses in Ratlam’s Jaora

20-06-2021

Bhopal: Monsoon rains are continuing in Madhya Pradesh. Monsoon can cover the entire state on Sunday. The heavy rain that started in Ratlam from 7 pm on Friday continued till late night. The district recorded 5 cm of rain till 8 am on Saturday. A record 19.5 cm of rain was recorded in an hour in Jaora tehsil of the district. Due to heavy rains, water entered the houses. Monsoon has not yet reached some parts of Gwalior-Chambal.
The Meteorological Department has predicted light and moderate rain in all the divisions of the state in the next 24 hours. It has also predicted heavy rains in the districts of Rewa, Jabalpur, Ujjain divisions. The monsoon entered in the state on June 10 itself.
Meteorologist PK Shah said that the trough is going from West Rajasthan to East Uttar Pradesh. Due to this, there is a possibility of light and moderate rain in all the divisions of the state including the capital. Shah said that on Friday, the monsoon has come up to Guna and Ashoknagar. Today Monsoon is covering remaining parts of Gwalior and Chambal division of the state.
According to the Meteorological Department, many parts of the state have received good rains in the last 24 hours. Of this, Sidhi has received 75.6 mm, Seoni 68.6 mm, Ratlam 60.0 mm, Narsinghpur 32.0 mm, Raisen 20.0 mm, Satna 14.2 mm, Rewa 18.6 mm.