New Delhi: The Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for “heavy” to “very heavy” rain in six districts of Madhya Pradesh, while it said that four districts of Delhi have recorded heavy rains this monsoon. has gone. The Meteorological Department has also issued a yellow alert forecasting heavy rains in 17 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Officials said that so far two people have died in rain-related incidents in the state. PK Saha, senior meteorologist of IMD Bhopal office said that in view of the forecast of heavy to very heavy rains in the next 24 hours in six districts of the state, namely Rajgarh, Shajapur, Agar Malwa, Mandsaur, Guna and Ashoknagar, an orange alert was issued. Is.
He said that these six districts are expected to receive rainfall in the range of 64.5 mm to 204.4 mm. Saha said that apart from this, heavy rainfall in 17 districts of the state, Sheopur, Morena, Bhind, Neemuch, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Datia, Vidisha, Raisen, Sehore, Hoshangabad, Dhar, Dewas, Narsinghpur, Tikamgarh, Niwadi and Sagar in the next 24 hours. A yellow alert has been issued in view of the possibility of rain. He said that during this period, rainfall is expected in these 17 districts ranging from 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm.
Saha said that in the last 24 hours, the highest rainfall of 11-11 cm was recorded in Chachoda and Bhanpura, while nine cm each in Nateran, Kumbharaj, Silwani, Lateri and Ganjbasoda, eight each in Begumganj, Gyaraspur and Pathani. Eight cm, Kesli and Jaisinagar have received seven cm each, Rehli, Rahatgarh, Bamauri, Raghogarh, Udaipura and Biaora have received six cm each and Guna five cm.
Meanwhile, in the national capital Delhi, four districts received ‘excessive’ rains while three districts recorded ‘excessive’ rains during the monsoon. Only North East Delhi has received ‘short’ rainfall since the monsoon season began on June 1 this year. So far, 149.9 mm of rain has been received here, whereas it receives 332.2 mm of rain in general. According to the data of the India Meteorological Department, the capital has received 40 percent ‘excess’ rainfall so far. The capital has received 409.9 mm of rain as against the normal 293.4 mm.
Central Delhi, which is in the list of districts with the least rainfall till July 11 across the country, has received 62 per cent more rainfall. According to the data, so far 537.5 mm of rain has been recorded here, while it has been receiving an average of 332.2 mm of rain for a long time. According to the Meteorological Department data, 596.8 mm of rain has been recorded in North Delhi, which is 107 percent more than the normal. Similarly, New Delhi has received 468.4 mm of rain, which is 80 percent more than the normal. According to the data, North West Delhi has received 70 percent above normal, 426.3 mm of rain while South West Delhi has received 465.8 mm of rain 56 percent above normal. Delhi has recorded 34.8 mm of rain in June this year as against the normal rainfall of 65.5 mm. Similarly, in the month of July, 507.1 mm of rain was recorded in the capital, which is 141 percent from the normal average of 210.6 mm. This is the highest rainfall ever since July 2003.
Incessant heavy rains in eastern parts of Rajasthan have created a situation in many areas, to deal with which relief and rescue operations continued on Thursday. According to the Meteorological Department, many areas of Jhalawar, Baran, Tonk, Kota and Bundi recorded heavy to very heavy rains in the last 24 hours. Aklera in Jhalawar recorded the highest rainfall of 154 mm. According to the department, light to moderate rain was recorded in many other parts of the state during this period. State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Commandant Pankaj Choudhary said that relief and rescue operations continued in the affected areas on Thursday as well. He said that 19 villagers were shifted to safe places in Chakeri village of Sawai Madhopur. A Meteorological Department spokesperson said that from Thursday morning till evening, 29.5 mm of rain was recorded in Sawai Madhopur, 17.2 mm in Kota, 8.4 mm in Jaipur. He said that there is a possibility of heavy rain at one or two places in Bharatpur, Dholpur and Karauli districts during the next 24 hours.
The maximum temperatures in Haryana and Punjab remained close to the normal limits on Thursday. According to the Meteorological Department, Chandigarh received 10 mm, Rohtak (30 mm) and Ludhiana (1 mm) of rain. Ambala in Haryana recorded a maximum temperature of 31.6 degrees Celsius, while Hisar recorded a maximum temperature of 35 degrees Celsius. Chandigarh, the shared capital of the two states, recorded a maximum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius. In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a maximum temperature of 34.5 degree Celsius. Ludhiana recorded 34.2 degrees Celsius, Patiala 32.6 degrees Celsius and Gurdaspur 33.9 degrees Celsius.
The Meteorological Department said that the maximum temperature in Delhi on Thursday was recorded at 35.3 degrees Celsius, which is one degree above the season’s average. The minimum temperature at Safdarjung Observatory was recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, which is considered normal for this time of the year. The Meteorological Department has forecast “generally cloudy sky with light rain” in the city on Friday. Delhi’s air quality also remained in the ‘satisfactory’ category. Data from the Central Pollution Control Board showed that the Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 100 at 6.05 pm.