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Bhopal City
Monsoon active in Madhya Pradesh, rainfall still 54 percent deficient
16-07-2014

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.