Weather Update: 61 years record broken, 14 inches of rain in 31 hours in Indore, red alert even today
Weather Update: Indore, Naiduniya representative. The record-breaking rains on Friday-Saturday disrupted life in large parts of the state. The rain that started on Friday evening continued throughout the day on Saturday. Heavy rain clouds worsened the situation in Indore city. Indore recorded more than 362 mm rainfall in the last 31 hours. More than 100 low-lying settlements of the city were submerged in water due to heavy rains. The staff of the Municipal Corporation and the District Administration remained busy in making arrangements for drainage in the lower settlements.
In South Toda of Indore, residents were shifted elsewhere due to accumulation of rain water in the area. -Prafull Chaurasia ‘Ashu’
More than 200 people in low-lying settlements were rescued and more than 450 people were sent to safe places. 15 thousand food packets were delivered to them. The delivery of a woman trapped in flood in Saver area was done by the medical team that arrived by motor boat. The rainfall in the last two days also fulfilled the quota of average rainfall (929.4 mm) of Indore for the four-month monsoon season. Till 11.30 pm on Saturday night, 1107.8 mm rainfall has been received, which is 178 mm more than the average rainfall.
All the ghats of Narmada river completely submerged in Omkareshwar. -the new World
rain in figures
Shipra overflows in Ujjain, opens five gates of Gambhir Dam
On the other hand, due to heavy rainfall in the region, Shipra river is in spate in Ujjain. The gates of Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dam were opened. Due to this, the pilgrimage city Omkareshwar became waterlogged. At the same time, Narmada has reached above the bridge in Mortakka. Indore-Ichhapur road was blocked due to closure of traffic on this bridge. The Meteorological Department has also issued a red alert on Sunday.
44000 cumecs water released for the first time from Omkareshwar Dam
With the release of 44,000 cumecs of water simultaneously for the first time from the dam at Omkareshwar, the Narmada river seems desperate to touch the suspension bridge. Flood water has reached from Gajanan Ashram to Dandi Swami Ashram intersection. People have suffered losses due to water logging in houses and shops in the area. Narmada water reached Mamleshwar temple.
Bus bringing affected people from submerged area overturns in Barwani, 17 rescued
Continuous rainfall continues in Barwani district. On the other hand, the water level of Narmada has increased due to opening of dam gates. The school bus which was bringing flood affected people from Chhota Barda village of Anjad to Anjad overturned from a culvert near Anjad. 17 people traveling in a bus that overturned in a swollen drain have been rescued. The rescue continued till the time of writing the news.
Posted By Sameer Deshpande
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