Heavy showers lead to waterlogging in many areas

01-09-2021

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Monsoon has become again become active in Madhya Pradesh. It has been raining intermittently for two days in many districts including Bhopal. It rained heavily for two hours in Bhopal on Tuesday afternoon. Due to this many areas were waterlogged. It has also rained in Indore and Hoshangabad. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for Khargone, Barwani, Alirajpur, Jhabua, Dhar and Ujjain. Heavy rain is expected here in the next 24 hours.
In Bhopal, many areas were submerged in rain in a short time. Many vehicles got stuck due to water filling in Habibganj underbridge. A car stopped in the middle of the water. It was pulled out by the car driver with the help of people. During this his belongings got washed away.

Water filled many areas of old city of Bhopal: Many areas of the old city of Bhopal were flooded. There was knee-deep rainwater in Jumerati, Janakpuri and Hanumanganj. Wholesale grocery trader Anupam Agarwal told that the roads of the market are dilapidated. Due to this people had a lot of trouble in passing. It was also flooded in Chunabhatti, DIG Bungalow area, Tulsi Nagar, Shivnagar, Rachna Nagar, Nayapura in Kolar, Lalita Nagar and Gehukheda. The shops at Mandakini intersection were flooded with water. This caused a lot of loss to the shopkeepers.

Alert issued
Yellow Alert: Khargone, Barwani, Alirajpur, Jhabua, Dhar and Ujjain.
Possibility of lightning strike: In Bhopal, Indore and Ujjain divisions.
Drizzle: Hoshangabad, Ujjain, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chambal, Sagar and Shahdol divisions.

Rainfall in last 24 hours (in MM)
Gwalior 46.7, Khandwa 37, Khargone 36, Khajuraho 35.8, Chhindwara 34, Shajapur 32, Raisen 25.2, Betul 18.8, Pachmarhi 18, Sheopurkalan 14, Hoshangabad 13.6, Guna 10.4, Ratlam, 8, Dhar 6.5, Indore 6, Tikamgarh 6, Nagaon , 5, Bhopal City 2.6, Damoh 2, Bhopal 1.6, Satna 0.6 and Sagar 0.4.