IMD Issues Orange Alert for 24 Districts in MP

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  • IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rains in 24 districts.
  • 28 districts issued Yellow alert.
  • All alerts to be active until Sunday.

Madhya Pradesh: The IMD in a recent notice has warned Madhya Pradesh forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall, ranging from 64.5 mm to 204.4mm. The state has been placed under orange alert until Sunday morning, officials from the Met Dept said.

Around 24 districts including Dhar, Ratlam, Ujjain and Dewas districts, PK Saha has been issued an orange alert, a senior meteorologist with the IMD’s Bhopal office said.

A yellow alert was issued to 28 districts warning of heavy rain and thunderstorm and lightening. A yellow alert forecasting heavy rainfall ranging between 64.5 and 115.5 mm, and thunder with lightning strikes at isolated places is issued for 13 districts- Mandsaur, Neemuch, Datia, Bhind, Morena, Shivpuri, Agar Malwa, Shajapur, Jhabua, Betul, Rajgarh, Narsinghpur and Chhindwara, he added.

Large pockets of the state have been receiving heavy rainfall for the past three days.

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