With 62% rain deficiency, Central Delhi 2nd-most driest in northwest India: IMD


New Delhi, September 3

Central Delhi has recorded 62 per cent much less rainfall this monsoon season up to now and is the second-most rain poor district in northwest India, based on India Meteorological Department information.

The district has gauged 222.9 mm rainfall towards the conventional of 582.Three mm since June 1, when the monsoon season begins.

It is the second-most rain poor district in northwest India this monsoon season after Gautam Buddh Nagar, which has recorded solely 66.Three mm rainfall towards the conventional of 452 mm – a shortfall of 85 per cent.

Northeast and Northwest Delhi have additionally recorded 33 per cent much less precipitation up to now.

While Northeast Delhi has gauged 401.5 mm rain towards the conventional of 582.Three mm, Northwest Delhi reported 276.5 mm towards 399.7 mm recorded normally.

Districts in northwest India which have recorded over 50 per cent rainfall deficiency embrace Panchkula (-61 per cent), Mathura (-60 per cent), Ghaziabad (-59 per cent), Kausambi (-57 per cent), Bulandshahr (-56 per cent), Rampur (-55 per cent), Hoshiarpur (-53 per cent), Rohtak (-52 per cent) and Kanpur (50 per cent).

The MeT division has issued an alert for reasonable rainfall in Delhi-NCR on Thursday.

The rains are prone to inundate low-lying areas and trigger visitors disruption, mentioned the IMD advisory mentioned. PTI



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