The India Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert on Friday, forecasting heavy rains in 19 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Senior meteorologist at IMD’s Bhopal office P.K. Saha said on Friday that Jabalpur, Sehore, Dewas, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Alirajpur, Jhabua, Rajgarh, Guna, Sheopur, Anuppur, Balaghat, Seoni, Dhar, Shivpuri and Morena districts have different districts. In view of the possibility of heavy rain at places, a yellow alert has been issued, which is effective till Saturday morning.
Thunderstorms may occur at different places in ten divisions of the state
He said that there is a possibility of thunderstorms at different places in ten divisions of the state including Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Chambal and Jabalpur divisions. Saha said that Suwasra in Mandsaur district recorded the maximum rainfall of 80 mm, while Vijayraghavgarh in Katni district ended the rain at 8.30 am on Friday. East Madhya Pradesh recorded maximum rainfall of 72 mm in a span of 24 hours.
Low pressure area expected to form over central Bay of Bengal
He said that a monsoon turf was passing through Tikamgarh. Apart from this, a low pressure area remained over East Rajasthan. Due to this moisture had come in Madhya Pradesh. A low pressure area is expected to form over central Bay of Bengal in the next 24 hours and it is also likely to bring rain over Madhya Pradesh.