MP Weather update rainfall with thunderstorm in West MP Indore Weather Khandwa khargone mausam

MP Weather Update: India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain and hailstorm with strong winds at different places in Malwa-Nimar region of Madhya Pradesh on Monday. In these areas of the state Lok Sabha Elections Voting is going on for eight seats in the fourth and final phase.

The Election Commission (EC) and government agencies are trying to increase the voting percentage. Voting has been affected due to extreme heat among other reasons.

Today voting is taking place in the Lok Sabha seats of Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Anupam Rajan said 64.76 per cent voting was recorded in 21 constituencies in the first three phases, while in the 2019 general elections, 69.74 per cent voting was recorded in these constituencies.

He said, according to Abhijeet Chakraborty, senior meteorologist of IMD Bhopal, 1.5 mm rainfall was recorded between 8.30 am and 10.30 am in Kannaud of Dewas district of Malwa region.

Possibility of hailstorm along with rain in these districts

He said that as per the forecast, from 8.30 am Monday to 8.30 am Tuesday, there will be thunderstorms at isolated places in Khargone, Khandwa, Barwani, Alirajpur, Jhabua, Dhar, Indore, Ratlam, Ujjain, Dewas, Shajapur, Mandsaur and Neemuch. There is a possibility of rain and hailstorm with winds.

Apart from Indore, SC-reserved constituencies of Dewas and Ujjain, ST-reserved seats of Ratlam, Dhar and Khargone and Khandwa and Mandsaur recorded rainfall in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am, the official said.

He said that Manawar city of Dhar district received 46 mm of rain in the last 24 hours.

…the weather is causing hindrances

An election official said officials have not received any complaints of power cuts at polling stations. He said that they have received information about thunderstorm and strong winds in some parts of Nimar region including Khandwa, Khargone, Barwani and Burhanpur districts.

He said, ‘We are worried about the bad weather. We are trying to increase the voting percentage, but the weather is creating hurdles. We have enough time till 6 pm for the voting to end.

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