Madhya Pradesh: IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Warning For 32 Districts In Next 24 Hours

India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bhopal, has issued a warning for heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in 32 districts of the state in the next 24 hours.

Madhya Pradesh: IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Warning For 32 Districts In Next 24 Hours
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By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 10 Sep 2019 10:08 AM
New Delhi: Heavy rainfall continued to batter parts of Madhya Pradesh, prompting the India Meteorological Department to issue an alert for 32 districts.

As per the IMD, Bhopal, these districts may receive heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours.
The warning has been issued at three levels - red alert, orange alert and yellow alert - which stand respectively for extremely heavy rainfall, more than heavy rainfall and heavy rainfall.
The districts falling under red alert are - Harda, Hoshangabad, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Raisen, Narsinghpur, Sehore and Ratlam.


The districts falling under orange alert are - Barwani, Damoh, Dewas, Dhar, Indore, Rajgarh, Vidisha and Ujjain.

The districts falling under yellow alert are - Bhopal, Agar, Alirajpur, Ashok Nagar, Balaghat, Baitul, Burhanpur, Chhindwara, Guna, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Khargone, Mandla, Shahjahanpur, Saagar and Seoni.

Monday also witnessed incessant downpour in several parts of the state. As many as 11 districts of the state had declared a holiday on Monday. The district administration of Bhopal also ordered all government and private schools to remain closed on Monday.



(with inputs from agencies)

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