The Fact India: Heavy rain alert has been issued in Madhya Pradesh today (Monday). The Meteorological Department has also issued an alert for heavy rains in Jabalpur, Balaghat, Katni, Mandla and Dindori. At present, along with heavy rains, hailstorm is also falling in many districts including the capital of the state. The storm is moving at a speed of 70 km. It rained heavily across the state on Sunday. Lightning also fell at many places.
Weather experts say that Western Disturbance is active across the state. It is strong enough. This is the reason why there is rain, storm and hailstorm in the state. The weather pattern is likely to remain the same for the next few days. The districts of the state where the Meteorological Department has issued an alert for heavy rain and hail fall today (Monday) include the capital Bhopal, Gwalior, Ujjain. There is a possibility of rain in most of the districts of Jabalpur, Shahdol, Gwalior, Chambal, Sagar and Rewa divisions.
It may rain at some places in Indore, Ujjain and Narmadapuram divisions. Alert of strong thunderstorm with heavy rain has been issued for Jabalpur, Mandla, Dindori, Balaghat and Katni districts. Along with Narmadapuram-Chambal division, hailstorm is expected in Guna, Bhopal, Datia, Dhar, Indore, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Ujjain, Sagar and Shajapur. It is expected to rain heavily in Bhopal for the next four days. The Meteorological Department has issued its alert. Of these, there will be heavy rains on May 2 and 4, while there is a possibility of light rain on May 1 and 3.
The Meteorological Department has also issued an advisory regarding hailstorm and lightning. According to the advisory of the Meteorological Department, people have been asked to stay indoors. It has been asked to keep the windows and doors of the house closed and avoid travel. There is an instruction to take safe shelter during rain and not to stand under trees. Do not lie on the concrete floor and do not take support of the walls. Stay away from anything that conducts electricity. Farmers have been told not to take out the crop kept in the field or barn.