MET Dept Issues Rainfall Alert in CG

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  • Fresh rainfall alert in 5 districts across CG.
  • Korea, Surajpur. Jashpur, Raigarh, and Mahasamund under alert.
  • Heavy rains wreak havoc in Pune and Orissa.

Raipur: The IMD issued a fresh notice putting 5 districts adjoining Bilaspur under red alert for the upcoming 4-5 hours. Korea, Surajpur. Jashpur, Raigarh, and Mahasamund districts of CG have been predicted to receive extremely heavy rainfall associated with thundershowers. Meanwhile, devotees are continuing to proceed with their Ganesh processions.

Heavy rainfall lashed Pune city and its adjoining areas with waterlogging in many places. The fire brigade received at least 10 calls of trees falling at various locations. Pashan and Magarpatta areas of the city received 55.8 millimetres and 55.5 millimetres of rainfall respectively. Various areas including Chandannagar, Kothrud, Paud Road, Pashan, Wanwadi, B T kawade Road, Katraj garden, and Swargate witnessed waterlogging. Tree fall incidents were reported from Pashan, Kondhwa, Pune station, and Yerwada.

Additionally, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has notified that the depression lay over south Chhattisgarh and adjoining southeast Madhya Pradesh and it will continue to bring in its wake gusty wind with a speed of 35 to 45 kmph in the coastal areas of West Bengal and Odisha till Tuesday.

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