Monsoon active in Madhya Pradesh, rainfall still 54 percent deficient
BHOPAL: Though belatedly, but monsoon has become
active in entire Madhya Pradesh. So far, 119.8 mm rains have been registered in
the state, which is 54 percent less than 260.3 mm normal average rainfall
registered in the corresponding period last year.
Till July 15, total 156.3 mm rains have been
registered in eastern Madhya Pradesh, which is 47 percent less than average
rainfall of 296.3 percent. Maximum 265.2 mm rains in eastern Madhya Pradesh
have been registered in Mandla district, which is also 28 percent less than
average rainfall for this period. Minimum 89 percent rains in the region were
registered in Singrauli district, which is 61 percent less than normal.
In western Madhya Pradesh, rain situation has not been
relatively good. Ratlam district registered only 14.1 mm rains, which is 94
percent less than normal average.
Similarly, 86 percent less rains have been registered
in Alirajpur, 82 percent less in Bhind, 81 percent in Gwalior 83 percent in
Jhabua, 81 percent in Indore and 91 percent less rains have been registered in
Mandsaur. So far, 91.2 mm rains have been registered in Western Madhya Pradesh,
which is 61 percent less than average 232.2 mm rains.