Gurugram rainfall 44% extra this monsoon


The town obtained 34.8mm of rainfall on Friday and Saturday, which took the overall rainfall this monsoon to 675.6mm, over the conventional rain restrict set by the India Meteorological Division (IMD) at an extra of 44%.

In keeping with IMD information, from June 1 to September 11, the conventional rainfall for the district is 468.2mm whereas Gurugram has already obtained 675.6mm rainfall to date. Neighbouring Faridabad district continues to be in a ten% rainfall deficit for this monsoon season with 479.2mm of rainfall obtained to date, in opposition to the conventional of 531.2mm of rainfall.

Gurugram is prone to obtain extra rain over the approaching days until the monsoon begins receding, IMD officers stated. In keeping with the weekly forecast of IMD, one or two spells of rain or thundershowers is probably going within the metropolis from September 11-15.

“Gurugram has been receiving constant rainfall this season, despite the fact that there have been dry spells. The weekly rainfall may be low however total, the district has obtained good rain to date within the monsoon season and this can improve additional as extra rain, roughly 10mm to 20mm of rainfall, is probably going for Gurugram and close by areas over the subsequent one week,” a senior IMD official, who didn’t want to be named, stated.

In keeping with the media bulletin issued by IMD Chandigarh on Saturday night, Gurugram obtained 38.4mm of rainfall from 8.30pm on Friday to five.30pm on Saturday.

With rainfall and wind hitting town, the utmost temperature within the metropolis on Saturday was 27 levels Celsius (°C), which was seven levels under regular. The town recorded a minimal temperature of twenty-two°C, which was two levels under regular. On Saturday, the humidity degree on the finish of the day was recorded to be 100%.

Regardless of extra rainfall predicted, the temperature is prone to rise in Gurugram over the subsequent 4 days. The utmost temperature is prone to be round 31°C and the minimal temperature will stay round 22°C, officers stated.

The Meteorological Centre of Chandigarh has additionally issued a yellow alert until September 13 in Gurugram, Faridabad and different districts of south Haryana. A climate warning bulletin issued by the IMD’s meteorological centre in Chandigarh predicted “heavy rain, thunderstorm and lightning, squall” in Gurugram until Monday.


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