Rivers still in spate, need of rescue; Strong system again from 24th September | Rivers still in spate, need of rescue; Strong system again from 24th September
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The record breaking rains in Madhya Pradesh in September have now stopped for the next few days, but the situation is still worsening. Many rivers including Narmada, Shipra, Kalisindh are in spate, while dams are overflowing. Due to this, many villages in Indore, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Dhar, Barwani have become islands. There will be school holiday in Ujjain on Monday also. A pond burst due to heavy rain in Jhabua district. Due to which 8 people were swept away. The bodies of 3 of these have been recovered. Five people are missing.
There may be heavy rain in Ratlam, Neemuch and Mandsaur on Monday. Due to the active system from the Bay of Bengal, heavy rains will start again in the state by September 24.
A strong system was active from the Bay of Bengal. Because of this Madhya Pradesh became drenched. The rains from 15 to 18 September changed the picture of many districts. The districts which were dry a week ago, have received more rainfall than normal. Rain continued in many districts of the state on Sunday, but the situation was worsened by backwaters of dams and swollen rivers. A pregnant woman surrounded by flood water in Ujjain was rescued by helicopter.
that’s why it rained so much
Dr. Vedprakash Singh, senior scientist of IMD Bhopal, said that the strong wave that arose from the Bay of Bengal was active in Indore-Ujjain division for the last two-three days. This caused very heavy rain. Now this system has become a little weak. Remained active as low pressure on Sunday. Still its effect was less. There was definitely heavy rain in the districts adjoining Rajasthan. The system will weaken further from Monday and will move towards Gujarat. After this the rainy season will stop. The system will be active again from the Bay of Bengal on 20-21 September. Due to this, heavy rains may start again by 24th September.
The pond burst due to heavy rain in Jhabua on Saturday night. 8 villagers were swept away in this. Bodies of 3 people were recovered on Sunday. Five people are missing.
Pond burst, 3 people died
A pond burst due to heavy rain on Saturday night in Bahadur Pada village of Thandla tehsil of Jhabua district. 8 villagers were swept away in this. The rescue team recovered the bodies of three villagers on Sunday morning. Villagers said that the flow of water was so strong that even a four-wheeler was swept away. At present, search is going on for 5 missing people.
The incident occurred around 9 to 10 pm on Saturday night. It is being told that some people were already afraid of the pond bursting. That’s why they had already left home and gone somewhere. But 8 to 9 family members were at home. Of these, 8 people were washed away. People’s houses were also damaged due to the strong flow of water. Grain, cattle and vehicles were also washed away.
Many areas of Ujjain are flooded. Due to which people are facing a lot of problems.
How was the weather in 24 hours
- Water was released from Saturday by opening the gates of Bargi, Omkareshwar, Indira Sagar and Yashwant Sagar dams. Due to this, many villages in the backwater area were submerged in water.
- Such was the situation in Indore-Ujjain that people surrounded by water had to be rescued by boat. Low lying areas of Ujjain were flooded. Collector Kumar Purushottam has declared holiday on September 18 in all government, private schools and Anganwadi centers from pre-nursery to class 12 in the district.
- Holiday has been declared in all government and private schools from pre-nursery to 12th in Indore.
- The soil of the railway track between Panch Piplia and Amargarh of Ratlam division was washed away. Due to this the up line track of Delhi-Mumbai was affected. 28 trains going from Delhi via Ratlam are being run through diverted route. 4 have been short terminated. 7 trains had to be cancelled. On Saturday, stones had fallen from a landslide 3 kilometers away on the same track.
- A pregnant woman and her husband were rescued by helicopter in Semaliya, Badnagar, Ujjain. Both were trapped in flood water. Meanwhile, a woman named Mala started having labor pain. The Collector ordered an army helicopter from Nagpur. After this the woman and her husband were safely evacuated and taken to Indore.
- Shivna performed the consecration of Pashupatinath in Mandsaur.
- For the first time this season in Mandsaur, Shivana river performed the anointment of Lord Pashupatinath. The river water reached the sanctum sanctorum of the temple on Saturday night. All four faces of God sank. After the water receded on Sunday morning, cleaning was done and Aarti was performed.
- Dhar received a record 11.86 inches of rain in 24 hours. Narmada backwater entered five villages in Manawar of Dhar. People spent Saturday night on the terrace. Villagers blocked Khalghat four lane in Dhamnod of Dhar district. They were demanding compensation for damaged crops.
- A canal burst in Sajwani village near Barwani city. Water filled houses and fields. Traffic on Barwani-Sendhwa State Highway was stopped due to water reaching the road. Narmada flowed 19 meters above the danger mark in Barwani. Water entered the village situated on the banks of the river.
15 districts of MP are out of the red zone
- Till September 10, a total of 23 districts of the state were in the red zone. These include Bhopal, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Khargone, Khandwa, Harda, Narmadapuram, Sehore, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Rajgarh, Guna, Ashoknagar, Chhatarpur, Damoh, Balaghat, Satna, Rewa, Sidhi and Singrauli districts. Are. Due to heavy rains for 6 days, 15 districts have come out of the red zone.
- At present Bhopal, Guna, Ashoknagar, Damoh, Satna, Rewa, Sidhi and Singrauli districts are included in the Red Zone. Among these, Bhopal, Damoh and Singrauli are on the verge of exiting the Red Zone.
Now overall rainfall is 1% less in MP
Due to extremely heavy rains across the state in the last three days, Madhya Pradesh came out of the drought situation. So far, an average of 35.33 inches of rain has fallen, whereas it should have been 35.64 inches. There is not even half a foot difference between the two figures. Overall rainfall in the state is less than 1%.
- In Narsinghpur the figure is more than 50 inches. It has rained the most here.
- Indore, Ujjain, Dhar, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Barwani, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Khargone, Katni, Raisen, Chhindwara, Seoni, Niwari, Dewas, Ratlam, Bhind, Sheopur Kalan, Harda, Betul and Anuppur districts have received more than normal rainfall. .
- Tikamgarh, Jabalpur, Mandla, Dindori, Shivpuri, Sagar, Agar-Malwa, Morena and Shahdol districts have received more than 90% rainfall than normal.
Less rain in these districts
- Satna, Ashoknagar, Rewa and Sidhi districts have received the least rainfall.
monsoon in pictures
A canal burst in Sajwani village near Barwani city. Water filled houses and fields. Traffic on Barwani-Sendhwa State Highway was stopped due to water reaching the road.
Shivna river is in spate in Mandsaur. River Shivana consecrated Lord Pashupatinath for the first time.
An army helicopter was called from Nagpur for the rescue of the pregnant woman and her husband in Ujjain. The collector ordered this as the pregnant woman was suffering from labor pain.
How will the next 24 hours be?
- Moderate to heavy rain: In Neemuch, Mandsaur and Ratlam districts.
- Light rain: In Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Barwani, Khargone, Khandwa, Burhanpur, Shivpuri, Morena, Anuppur, Rewa, Sidhi and Singrauli districts.
Weather condition in 5 big cities of MP
- Bhopal: There will be sunny and shady weather. Light drizzle may also occur.
- Indore: There may be light rain. Heavy rain is expected in the districts of the division.
- Gwalior: The weather will be clear. It may also rain at some places.
- Jabalpur: The weather will remain changeable. There may be light rain at some places and heavy rain at other places.
- Ujjain: The rainy season will continue. There may also be light rain in the district.
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