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After the onset of monsoon in the country, 25 states are receiving continuous rain. The worst affected is Gujarat. 7 people died in the last 24 hours due to rain and floods here. So far more than 65 people have lost their lives in the state in two days. 13 dams are on high alert. In many areas of the capital Ahmedabad, 5 to 6 feet of water was flooded. Red alert has been issued in 6 districts including Surat, Ahmedabad.
Here, since Tuesday morning, heavy rains have started in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. The Meteorological Department has issued an alert for 33 districts including Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh. Heavy rain is expected here for the next three days. At the same time, many areas of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh are still craving for rain. It is expected to rain here after 4 days.
Madhya Pradesh: Orange alert in 4 divisions, maximum 9 inches of rain in Sausar
The Meteorological Center has issued an orange alert of rain in many areas of the state including in Bhopal, Narmadapuram, Indore, Shahdol divisions on Tuesday. It has been raining heavily in Bhopal since morning. It rained 3 inches from Sunday night till Monday afternoon. The capital has received 9 inches of rain in 48 hours.
Bhopal received continuous rain for 5 hours on Monday, due to which the Hoshangabad road was flooded.
Similar is the case with Indore. The city has received three and a half inches of rain from Sunday to late Monday night. The highest rainfall in the state on Monday was recorded in Sausar, where 9 inches of water fell. 8 inches of rain was recorded in Vidisha, 7 inches in Alirajpur and 6 inches in Pipariya.
Rajasthan: Monsoon trough near Bikaner-Sikar
Heavy rain is expected in the next four days in Pali, Jalore, Barmer, Jaisalmer of the state. The Meteorological Department has attributed this to the monsoon trough line. It is passing through low pressure area, passing through Bikaner, Sikar. Due to this, there is a possibility of good rains in the coming days in the south as well as the north-western part of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan’s Jodhpur On Monday, in just one hour of rain, water started flowing like a waterfall from the steps of the Sachiyay Devi temple of Osian.
The Meteorological Center Jaipur on Tuesday said that there may be heavy rain and thundershowers at some places in Tonk, Bundi, Kota, Baran, Sawai Madhopur, Jhalawar district and adjoining areas.
Maharashtra: Godavari rises in Nashik, heavy rain in Maharashtra
Godavari and other rivers are in spate due to heavy rains in Maharashtra. Due to heavy rains in Gadchiroli, the water level of several rivers of Nashik has increased and three people have gone missing. At the same time, many temples on the banks of river Godavari have been submerged. Intermittent heavy rains lashed Mumbai and some adjoining areas.
Delhi: Light rain forecast for July 13-14
Delhi received light to moderate rain for some time on Monday. After which the people of Delhi got a big relief from the humidity and heat. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has predicted light rain on July 13-14. A yellow alert has also been issued for this.
The Southwest Monsoon had knocked in Delhi on 30 June. That day, 117.2 mm of rain fell in 24 hours. Since then, the Meteorological Department is continuously predicting the possibility of rain in Delhi-NCR. On July 6, an orange alert was also issued for rain, but the clouds went away without rain. On Monday, people got relief due to rain in Delhi after noon.
No rain in Bihar-UP, people are upset
The indifference of monsoon is creating drought conditions in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Monsoon had knocked in the last week of June, but after a day or two of rain, the clouds did not return. The people of both the states are troubled by the humidity and the scorching sun. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of rain after 3-4 days.