MeT issues yellow alert in Indore; moderate rains & lightning likely in October first week
The weather department has issued a yellow alert in Indore amid forecasts of moderate rains along with lightning and flashing. As per predictions, turbulent weather will be prevalent in MP during the first week of October, bringing heavy rains and lightning in 8 of its districts. About 4 weather systems are active in this region, which may also trigger intermittent rains at many other places in the state, added reports.
Rains to continue in Indore in the upcoming week
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According to the Madhya Pradesh regional weather department, a low-pressure system will intensify in the state for the next 48 hours, favouring light and moderate rains in the upcoming week. Notably, up until 8:30 AM on Friday, Indore had recorded about 51.2 mm of rains, significantly higher than Malanjkhand, Sagar and Betul.
The monsoon activity is expected to gain strength here and in line with the same, the agency has also edged a weather alert in MP. A 'yellow-grade alert' has been reasoned here in the likeliness of widespread downpour along with lightning and thunderstorms in several areas in the state. While heavy rains are expected to wash Betul, Khargone, Bhind, Datia, Dewas, Tikamgarh, in Chhatarpur districts, lightning and thunderstorms will frequent Sagar, Rewa, Hoshangabad, Gwalior, Chambal, Indore, Shahdol divisions.
Moderate to light showers will also characterise the weather forecast for the coming week, bring light to moderate showers to Shahdol, Jabalpur, Indore and Ujjain. Sparse rains are also likely in the districts of Gwalior, Chambal, Hoshangabad, Rewa and Sagar divisions.