Madhya Pradesh3 hours ago
Heavy to very heavy rain will occur in many districts of Madhya Pradesh in the next 24 hours. The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Ujjain division and Rajgarh district. At the same time, a warning of very heavy rain has been given in some districts of Gwalior, Narmadapuram, Indore and Bhopal divisions. There is a possibility of heavy rain in Chambal, Sagar and Jabalpur divisions. Bhopal district administration has also issued an alert. Here, Narmada river is flowing above the danger mark in Narmadapuram. Bhopal-Nagpur highway is closed for about 24 hours due to water coming on Sukhtawa bridge.
Holiday in schools tomorrow in 11 districts including Bhopal
In view of the continuous rains in the state, a holiday has been declared in schools in Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Ratlam, Sagar, Vidisha, Ashoknagar and Shivpuri districts today (Tuesday). Apart from this, schools in Agar Malwa, Narmadapuram and Dewas districts have also been closed on Tuesday.
According to the Meteorological Department, torrential rains will continue in the state on Tuesday as well. If 8 inches of water can fall in Bhopal-Indore, then Gwalior-Narmadapuram division will also get wet. Very heavy rain is expected in Ujjain, Shajapur, Agar, Ratlam, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Dewas and Rajgarh. Meteorologists have predicted more than 4 inches of rain here. It will rain in Chambal, Jabalpur, Sagar divisions.
Two villages became islands in Berasia, Bhopal
Hingoni and Janakpuri villages under Bairasia tehsil of Bhopal have become islands. The water is rising continuously. Due to this people have taken shelter on the roofs of the houses or on the heights. Around 300 people are trapped in the water. Administration and police are on the spot. Rescue is being done with the help of boat. The administration and police, including Berasia Tehsildar Alok Pare SDOP’s K Verma and station in-charge Girish Tripathi, are engaged in rescuing the villagers.
Know where the situation is
Bhopal has recorded more than 10 inches of rain in the last 24 hours. narmadapuram Rainfall was recorded in 5 and Raisen in 6 inches. Sea 6.8 in, Jabalpur It has rained 6.2 inches. Obedullaganj-Betul National Highway is closed from 4 am on Monday due to the rise of Sukhtawa river. On the other hand, due to the land slide in Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh connectivity has been lost. The district administration in Narmadapuram has issued an alert by sounding a siren. The work of shifting the people living in low-lying settlements to safer places has started.
Bargi’s 17 gates open
State Additional Chief Secretary Home Rajesh Rajoura informed that 8 out of 8 gates of Kerwa in Bhopal, 13 out of 13 in Kaliasot, 10 out of 12 in Sagad in Vidisha, 16 out of 18 gates of Rajghat in Ashoknagar have been opened. The water of all these is increasing the water level in the Betwa river. 17 out of 21 of Bargi dam of Narmada basin, 6 out of 8 of Barna dam, 13 out of 13 gates of Tawa dam are open. The tawa gates were closed at night. 12 out of 20 gates of Indira Sagar Dam of Narmada basin and 18 out of 23 gates of Omkareshwar Dam are open.
Helicopter sought to air lift 100 people in Vidisha
Incessant rains have engulfed the people of Samadpur village of Ganjbasoda in Vidisha district and Hathwas village of Tyonda in flood waters. After which the administration has demanded a helicopter to air lift about 100 people here. Vidisha Collector Umashankar Bhargava has sought help from Additional Secretary (Air), Military Affairs New Delhi, Hardeep Bains. The villagers will be rescued and kept in Sanjay Gandhi Memorial College, Ganjbasoda.
On the spate of Parvati river, Kalapipal lost contact with Sehore-Bhopal
Parvati river is in spate due to heavy rains in Shajapur. Water is flowing 4 feet above the bridge over Parvati river in Kalapipal. The contact of Kalapipal has been cut off from Bhopal-Sehore. At the same time, many villages have lost contact with the main roads. Shops and villages have been flooded in many villages.
The sail of the pond broke in Narsinghgarh, two villages in danger
The sail of Haidapura pond located in Narsinghgarh tehsil of Rajgarh district has been broken. Due to this, people of Lakshmanpura and Haidapura have left the village, while people are trapped in Panjra and Panjri villages located near the dam, as the roads around both the villages are closed due to heavy rains. Haidapura sarpanch Bablu said that the people of the village are trying to avert the danger by removing the mesh of the channel gate of the dam, but the situation is getting out of control due to incessant rains.
CM instructed collectors to be alert
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a meeting with CS, ACS Rajoura on Monday and discussed the continuous rains in the state. CM has instructed all the collectors to be alert regarding rain and floods. The CM said- the situation is under control, but the districts of Narmada, Betwa basin need to be on alert.
BJP’s state working committee meeting postponed
In view of the heavy rains, the BJP State Working Committee meeting to be held in Pachmarhi from August 24 to August 26 has been postponed. BJP’s state media in-charge Lokendra Parashar said that the meeting has been postponed keeping in mind the possibility of heavy rains in the coming days. The next date of the meeting has not yet been decided.
In Bhopal, the water of the pond entered the roads … 200 colonies
It has been raining continuously for the last 36 hours in the capital. More than 7.5 inches of rain has fallen from 8:30 on Sunday night to 12 noon on Monday. Water has entered in more than 200 areas and colonies. The Halali river located at Etikhedi is in spate, due to which the Bhopal-Bairsia road has been closed. The wind is blowing at a speed of 32KM per hour.
Narmada river above danger mark
In Narmadapuram, the water is rising rapidly at the Sethani Ghat of Narmada. The water level is rising one foot per hour. Narmada was flowing above the danger mark late on Monday night. The water level of Narmada was 967.50 feet. In view of the threat of flood, the district administration has sounded an alarm and issued an alert. NDRF has also been deployed here. People from low-lying settlements are being shifted to safer places and relief camps.
Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh route closed
Incessant rains in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have disturbed life. Due to heavy rains, the road has been damaged due to landslide in Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, about 15 km ahead of Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi. Due to this 15 to 20 trucks are stuck. At the same time, the road along with the retaining wall on the Kirar road connecting Rajendragram-Amarkantak has been washed away. After this, the administration has imposed restrictions for movement till further orders. Chhattisgarh-Madhya Pradesh route closed: 15 km ahead of GPM, road washed away with land slide, retaining wall; Vehicles banned on Rajendragram-Amarkantak road
Rivers in spate, Dams overflow
The rivers are in spate due to rain. Rivers like Narmada, Shipra, Betwa, Shivna, Kalisindh, Parvati etc. are overflowing. Kaliasot river in Bhopal has made the situation uncontrollable. More than 18 families had to be rescued after river water entered the Indus Empire Colony of the capital. It was also possible to run boats in the surrounding areas. Apart from this, Kaliasot, Kolar, Kerwa and Bhadbhada dams also overflowed. All the gates were opened on Tuesday itself. This trend may continue on Tuesday as well. Apart from this, the dams built on the Narmada river have also overflowed. The gates of Bargi, Tawa, Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar Dam have also been opened.