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A good spell of rain to cover Uttar Pradesh:

February 3, 2024 12:11 PM |

Uttar Pradesh, facing a rain deficit throughout most of the winter, can finally expect some respite. A fresh Western Disturbance approaching the Western Himalayas is set to bring much-needed showers to the parched state.

With a staggering 72% rain deficit in East Uttar Pradesh and 40% in West Uttar Pradesh between January 1st and February 2nd, the upcoming rain spell is a welcome change. While western parts have received scattered showers in the past few days, the new system promises wider coverage.

Starting February 3rd, rain will commence over western and central districts, gradually engulfing the entire state by February 4th. Light to moderate rainfall with thundershowers is expected across Uttar Pradesh, with a possibility of isolated hailstorms.

This is particularly good news for farmers, as winter crops are currently in need of irrigation. The rain will provide much-needed moisture, boosting crop growth and improving agricultural prospects.

However, the joyride won't last long. Rain intensity will significantly decrease on February 5th, and dry weather will return by February 6th. February typically brings little rain to Uttar Pradesh, and no significant precipitation is expected at least until mid-February.

So, make the most of these precious showers, While they may be short-lived, they promise to revitalize the state and provide a much-needed boost to agriculture.

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