Rain fury abates in MP; no causality reported in last 24 hrs

Bhopal, July 12: In a relief from incessant downpour for the last couple of days, rains today abated a bit in Madhya Pradesh with no rain or flood-related casualty being reported from the state in the last 24 hours.

Flood and rains claimed 22 lives in the state in last couple of days till yesterday. "There was some let up in the rainfall activities in the state today," India Meteorological Department Bhopal Centre's Director, Dr Anupam Kashyapi, said.


"Monsoon is going to weaken over the state in next two to three days," he said. East MP today received a meagre rainfall while the south-west parts did receive rains at few places abundantly, the official said.

Meanwhile, State Disaster Management Centre spokesperson Brij Mohan said this evening, "No rain and flood-related death has been reported from any part of the state."

He said some flooding has been reported from Sehore district but the situation was under control.

According to weather warning issued by the Meteorological centre, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected to lash isolated places over Hoshangabad, Betul, Harda, Khandwa, Ujjain, Dewas, Sehore, Dhar, Ratlam districts in next 24 hours.

Heavy rains are likely to occur at few places over Bhopal, Indore, Burhanpur, Khargone, Barwani, Jhabua, Alirajpur, Shajapur, Chhindwara, Mandla, Seoni, Narsinghpur, Raisen districts in next 24 hours.


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