Rainfall alert: IMD issued heavy rainfall warning for the next 24 hours for Maharashtra, yellow alert for Odisha for next 2 days. IMD also issued heavy rainfall alert for Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and North Maharashtra for the next two days.
Mumbai: The second phase of monsoon, many states are receiving heavy rains these days. Mumbai has also received a lot of rain throughout the season. Today also seen heavy rain in Mumbai, which is called the financial capital of the country. This rain has happened after a gap of few days. No significant incident of water logging has been reported in low-lying areas as well. Officials have informed that trains and buses are running properly. An alert has been issued for heavy rain in the city in the next 24 hours. In such a situation, people need to be careful.
The morning of Mumbai people did not happen due to heavy rain. Although it was raining lightly in some areas, but as soon as 10 o’clock in the morning, heavy rain started in Mumbai. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a generally cloudy sky with moderate rain and some heavy rain in the city and suburbs during the next 24 hours.
The Mumbai city recorded 7.91 mm of rain in the 24-hour period till 8 am on Tuesday, while the eastern and western suburbs recorded 12.94 mm and 12.33 mm respectively. The official said that at 2.30 pm, there will be a high tide of 4.39 meters in the Arabian Sea. The intensity of rain had reduced in Mumbai in the last few days. However, a lot of rain has been witnessed throughout the season.
According to the Meteorological Department, active Monsoon conditions are going to prevail over the areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and North Maharashtra for the next two days, after which there will be less rain. Due to heavy rains in Rajasthan, there is a situation of water logging in many areas. Due to the continuous heavy rains in Bundi, Rajasthan, the streets and roads have been flooded. People are finding it difficult to leave their homes.
Heavy rains are also being seen in Jammu and Kashmir. Due to this, there is a flood-like situation in the Ujh river of Kathua district. At the same time, heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh have increased the problems of the people. The rivers and streams are overflowing, due to which the water level of the dams is increasing continuously. The gates of the dams are being opened to prevent them from overflowing. On Monday, the gates of Kaliasot Dam of Bhopal have been opened for the eighth time.
For many areas of Madhya Pradesh, the Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rain even today. At the same time, in view of the rain, Bhopal Collector has given instructions for a holiday in all the schools of the district today, August 16. According to the information, keeping in mind the safety of students in Bhopal district, keeping in mind the safety of students, all primary, secondary, high school, higher secondary schools belonging to all government, non-government, Navodaya, CBSE, ICSE declared a holiday on August 16. Has been done.
At the same time, flood-like situation has arisen in many districts of Odisha due to heavy rains. The water level of Mahanadi is rising rapidly after heavy rains in the last few days. Officials said that as part of efforts to deal with the situation, the state government has closed eight more gates in Hirakud Dam. The water level of all the tributaries of the Mahanadi has risen due to torrential rains in the upper and lower catchment areas, officials said. On August 18 and 19, there may be heavy to very heavy rains in four districts of Odisha. In view of the situation, a yellow alert has also been issued.