The seventy fifth Independence Day celebrations are maximum probable to be a wet affair with Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing `orange alert` for August 14 and `yellow alert` for August 15 and 16.
On Thursday, residents were given respite from rains that have been lashing the metropolis from closing one week. However, heavy rain are predicted to make a comeback withinside the metropolis from August 14 to 16. Along with Nagpur metropolis, the Weather Department has additionally issued `orange alert` for Gadchiroli, Bhandara and Gondia district on August 14 and `yellow alert` from August 15 to 17 all over Vidarbha.
On Thursday, maximum locations in Vidarbha have been dry. Gondia obtained maximum eight mm rainfall observed with the aid of using Buldana three mm, Wardha three mm, Akola 2 mm and.Nagpur 0.eight mm. Due to heavy rains the water inventory in all dams in Vidarbha is above ninety percent. The management has opened gates of many dams which additionally extended the water level