Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Rain and hailstorm hit many places, including Bhopal, on Saturday, damaging crops in the state. In Bhopal, it was cloudy weather in the evening. Outlying areas such as Korond experienced hail. It damaged Rabi crops in the outlying areas of the state capital.
In addition, rain and hailstorm lashed Indore, Ujjain and Chambal divisions. Due to this, the farmers have suffered huge losses.
There was hailstorm in Mundi town of Khandwa district. In the evening, hailstorm lashed the area, raising farmers’ concerns. This hail lasted about 15 minutes. The weather was clear in the afternoon, suddenly in the evening the weather changed and the hail accompanied the wind.
Rain and hailstorm lashed Panna district spoiling the wheat crop in several villages of the district. The harvest has started in the fields, in this situation, the rain and hail have wet the standing crop and the wind has spread the wheat on the ground in the Damchua area.
Weather patterns in Mandsaur are constantly deteriorating. Even today, hail fell in some areas of Sitamau tehsil of the district. There was light rain in many areas of the term, due to rain and hail, there was damage to farmers’ crops. However, the sun continued to shine in some areas.
According to the meteorological department, since last night, ‘unseasonal’ rains have continued in the state. The trend is likely to continue till March 20. Two systems are currently active in the state bringing a hail storm to the state.
An orange alert has been issued for rain, hail and lightning in Shahdol divisions and districts like Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh, Katni and Betul will also experience the same weather. Yellow alert for rain and thundershower has been issued for Jabalpur, Sagar, Rewa, Shahdol, Narmadapura, Gwalior and Chambal divisions.
In the last 24 hours, Badi and Barghat recorded 6cm; Birsa and Shahpura recorded 5 cm, Tirodi recorded 4 cm of rain. Also, rainfall of 3 cm has been recorded at many places like Katangi, Chincholi, Bhainsdehi, Amarwara.