Many areas of the state including the capital Raipur have been receiving heavy rains since Wednesday night. The rain continues this morning as well. Incessant rain since overnight has led to waterlogging at many places.
The state has received good rains since pre-monsoon. About 103 mm of rain has been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Pendra has recorded 78 mm of rain, Jagdalpur 0.2 mm, Ambikapur 7 mm. People have got relief from the heat due to this rain.
The Meteorological Department had warned of heavy rain in 17 districts of the state including the capital. At the same time, a special alert has been issued for June 11 in Bastar division. Although this rain is pre monsoon. But from 11 onwards, monsoon can be active across the state.