AS ALERTED BEFORE, PEOPLE LIVING IN LOW LYING AREAS ESP. RIVERSIDE OF BHANDARA AND GONDIA DIST WITH WARDHA DIST ALSO SHOULD MOVE TO SAFER PLACES
** HEAVY RAINS RESERVED FOR GUJARAT ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY
Severe Weather Forecaster
With the surface low pressure of 996mb as being designated by the GFS Thai maps centering over Central India, Heavy rains created a havoc in the part on Friday and Saturday.
The quantum of rains are-
The datas of rains on Friday till Saturday morning-
Nagpur recorded 66mm rainfall on Saturday AND 5-6 DEG CELCIUS TEMP DROP IN MANY AREAS
Problems due to the rainfall-
NAGPUR AIRPORT CLOSURE DUE TO LOW VISIBILITY
Due to overnight rains in Nagpur after solid spells on Friday, fog mostly was created in Nagpur
The visibility of Nagpur Runway was dropped on Saturday morning and the airport was declared closed
JUST ONE FLIGHT OF GO AIR FROM DELHI TO NAGPUR C'D MAKE IT TO THE AIRPORT WHILE THE REST MORNING FLIGHTS WERE DIVERTED TO HYDERABAD, BHOPAL,MUMBAI. THE GO AIR FLIGHT ALSO CIRCLED OVER NAGPUR BUT DUE TO DENSE CLOUD COVER IT HAD TO RETURN TO BHOPAL. THE PILOT TOOK THE RISK TO LAND AND MADE THE AIRCRAFT LAND AT NAGPUR. THIS WAS TOLD BY MY UNCLE WHO TRAVELED ON THIS FLIGHT.
In Evening and night, Rains continued in Nagpur and just one flight to Mumbai took off and the rest were cancelled...
Some flood situations are being reported in many areas in Vidarbha,Marathwada and the other affected districts.The Wainganga river is flowing above danger level after the gates of Irai dam were opened followed by heavy rains in Chandrapur.
12 gates at Irai dam were opened
**2] Water overflow was reported near the railway bridge in Pulgaon near Wardha affecting railway traffic
**3] The gates of Sanjay Sarover damn were opened in Seoni
**4] Rivers in Bhandara and Gondia districts are likely to overflow due to it
DISRUPTION ON ROAD TRAFFIC
Tuljapur-Nagpur highway was closed due to severe rains
Water logging problems have been reported in many areas!
METD WEATHER PRE FORECAST OF THIS INCIDENT
ON FRIDAY,6TH AUGUST 2010 EARLY MORNING METD WEATHER HAD ISSUED A PDS AND MARK 5 ALERT FOR CENTRAL INDIA AND I HAD MENTIONED THAT FLOODING SITUATIONS ARE LIKELY.THE EXACT SCENARIO HAPPENED. THUS ACCURACY EXIST!
METD WEATHER FORECAST
All this was due to a low pressure which had set over Central India and had intensified on the way. I am able to see the additional moisture due to this system over Central India
On SUNDAY, rainfall will still hammer parts of Eastern and Central Maharashtra and will add more to the problems BUT IN LESS SCALE as I am seeing the low pressure to move over Gujarat.
Nagpur- Rains will continue on Sunday also. In all will be a rainy day and a COOL DAY
RAIN QUANTUM WILL DECREASE FROM MONDAY...