MP weather update: Heavy rain continues, holidays declared in Narmadapuram and schools in Bhopal

Image source: PTI Bhopal: Villagers move to a safer spot in a waterlogged area after the Kaliasot River overflowed following relentless monsoon rains

Strong points

  • Heavy rains continued to hit parts of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.
  • Schools in Bhopal and Narmadapuram will remain closed today.
  • Cities like Jabalpur and Bundelkhand have witnessed severe waterlogging.

MP weather update: Heavy rains continued to hit parts of Madhya Pradesh on Monday, prompting the Naramadapuram district administration to order a school holiday for today. In addition, schools in the state capital, Bhopal, will also remain closed for today, according to an order issued on Sunday.

The rains have affected daily life in Madhya Pradesh, causing towns like Jabalpur and Bundelkhand to become congested. In addition, the water level of the Narmada River has increased significantly due to the incessant rains yesterday.

In Narmadapuram, the gates of Tawa dam and in Bhopal, the gates of three dams were opened to drain excess rainwater. Due to heavy rains, all small and large rivers in Madhya Pradesh experience rise in water level, due to which Narmada at Chambal Betwa Tapti Shipra.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), a deep depression over northeast Madhya Pradesh is expected to move west-northwest across the North MP and weaken into a well-marked low pressure area today. today.

Meanwhile, Hanuman Taal areas of Jabalpur and Chhatarpur areas of Bundelkhand have seen water overflow due to continuous heavy rains. He was put on high alert.

In view of the heavy rains, the Madhya Pradesh government has issued instructions to remain vigilant. Many bridges were flooded due to which the roads had to be closed. The meteorological department has again alerted the district administration, NDRF and SDRF of Madhya Pradesh due to the possibility of heavy rains.

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