India Monsoon Update: The situation is dire in Madhya Pradesh due to torrential rains. Two people died on Monday in Shivpuri and Sheopur districts. On the other hand, many people of three villages of Shivpuri district got trapped in the flood water, to rescue them, army helicopters were pressed into service on Monday evening. The situation is that many colonies of Shivpuri city are full of water. The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall in 25 districts of Madhya Pradesh in the next 24 hours, due to which red alert and orange alert have been issued.
Today there is a possibility of light rain in UP, Rajasthan, Haryana, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal, Nagaland, Manipur. Apart from this, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Bihar, Uttarakhand, Himachal, Haryana, Punjab, Andaman-Nicobar and Goa.
Normal and torrential rains in 14 districts of Rajasthan
Incessant rain in Rajasthan has brought the Maru state from low rainfall category to normal rainfall category within a week. So far, 14 out of 33 districts in the state have received average and 10 districts have received above average rainfall. Rajasthan has received 262.57 mm of actual rainfall during this period as against the normal rainfall of 263.08 mm from June 1 to August 2. Out of 727 dams in the state, 39 dams are completely filled while 330 dams are partially filled and 336 dams are still empty.
Normal life has been affected due to torrential rains at some places and road connectivity has been disrupted at many places due to waterlogging. During the next 36 to 48 hours, there is a strong possibility of heavy and very heavy rain at some places and very heavy rain at some places in the districts of Jaipur, Bharatpur, Kota divisions.
Rain at many places in Uttar Pradesh
Due to the active monsoon in Uttar Pradesh, moderate to heavy rains occurred at many places, while other places are experiencing thunderstorms. Lakhimpur Kheri is the hottest in the state, with a maximum temperature of 35.7 degrees Celsius, while Etawah recorded the lowest temperature at 19.6 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department expressed the possibility of thunderstorms at some places on August 3.
Along with this, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, South Gujarat, Northeast states and Bihar may receive above normal rainfall in August. Delhi is likely to receive normal rains during August.
Normal maximum temperature in Haryana, Punjab
The maximum temperature remained close to the normal limits on Monday at most places in Haryana and Punjab. Ambala in Haryana recorded a maximum temperature of 34.1 degrees Celsius, while Hisar recorded a maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius. In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a maximum temperature of 34.5 degree Celsius. Ludhiana recorded a maximum temperature of 34.2 degrees Celsius, Faridkot 34 degrees Celsius and Patiala 32.8 degrees Celsius.