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Amarnath Yatra halted till August 4, warning of heavy rains in 6 states including MP-Maharashtra


  • NDRF team on red alert for rain warning in Bhopal
  • Helicopter service halted in Katra-Sanjichhat sector due to bad weather

new Delhi. Rainfall continues in many states of the country. Heavy rain warnings have been issued in 6 states including Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra on Wednesday and Thursday. On the other hand, Amarnath Yatra was stopped due to bad weather in Jammu and Kashmir. Landslides occurred in the morning on the new route of Vaishno Devi Yatra due to rain here. After this, the journey had to be diverted to the traditional route by stopping traffic from here.

Asim Upadhyay, deputy commandant of the 11th Battalion in Bhopal, said that the NDRF team is on red alert after the meteorological department’s warning. Heavy rainfall is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday in Bhopal and Mumbai. On the other hand, heavy rains have been warned over the next 48 hours in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Nagaland.

Heavy rain forecast in many areas: Meteorological Department

In addition to the Konkan, Goa, Central Maharashtra, Gujarat region, there may be torrential rains in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and southern Rajasthan. Heavy rains are also expected in Bengal and Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Chhattisgarh, Saurashtra and coastal areas of Kutch, Telangana and Karnataka.

The maximum amount of rains that did not happen in 55 days, in five days, the mass scientist PK Saha said – 355.8 mm of rain was received in five days from 26 to 30 July in Bhaepal this season, while only 320.3 from 1 June to 25 July. Mimi was the only rain. The fifth and fourth day of rain was the fastest in 3 hours till 11:30 pm, in 5 days. Between June 1 and July 25, the night of July 3 was 118.2 mm of rain. The rain quota in Bhopal is 1086.6 mm, while so far 60% i.e. 676.1 mm has been received.


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