Monsoon has again taken a turn in Chhattisgarh. During the last 24 hours, heavy rain was recorded in many districts of the state including Raipur. The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert regarding heavy rain in many parts of the state. The Meteorological Department says that due to a new system being active in the state, there are chances of heavy rain in various parts. The weather will remain bad in Chhattisgarh for the next two days. Thunderstorm warning has also been issued in some parts.

The All India Weather Bulletin issued by the Meteorological Department said that due to the effect of cyclonic circulation over the north-western Bay of Bengal, a low pressure area has formed over the west-central Bay of Bengal. It is likely to move towards South Chhattisgarh during the next 24 hours. A trough is extending through Odisha and Chhattisgarh till south-east Uttar Pradesh. Due to this, favorable conditions for rain are being created in the areas of Central India.

The Meteorological Department says that there may be light to moderate rain in various parts of Chhattisgarh during September 5 to 7. There are also chances of thunderstorms and heavy rain at some places. According to the local weather office, there may be heavy to very heavy rains in Dantewada, Sukma and Bijapur districts. Orange alert has been issued in these districts regarding this. At the same time, moderate to heavy rains may occur in some other districts of the state including Narayanpur, Kanker, Dhamtari, Kondagaon, Gariaband.

According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Bastar division. Yellow alert has also been issued regarding rain in some districts. There are chances of good rain in some other districts including Korea, Mungeli, Bilaspur, Gariaband and Bijapur. Most parts of the state are suffering from the scorching heat. Farmers are still hopeful of heavy rains. In such a situation, it is believed that if the monsoon system does its job this time, the farmers of the state will get great relief.

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