After a prolonged dry spell, rains have resumed over the state of Bihar which is rain deficient by 23%. In the past 24 hours from 8.30 am on Thursday, light to moderate rains was witnessed in parts of Bihar. For instance, places like Bhagalpur witnessed 7.3 mm of rain, Forbesganj 7.4 mm, Gaya 2.6 mm, Muzaffarpur 3.7 mm, Patna 3.5 mm, Purnea 8.8 mm and Supaul 2.4 mm of rains.
The Low-Pressure Area is over South Uttar Pradesh and its adjoining area. Also, the eastern end of the Axis of Monsoon Trough is running via Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal due to which southeasterly humid winds from the Bay of Bengal are blowing in Bihar.
Now it is expected that the eastern end of Monsoon Trough will also oscillate to North and rains may increase over the state during the next 48 hours. Also, intermittent rains are expected to continue until September 17. In the coming days, the sky will be partly cloudy with the possibility of rain and thunderstorm or dust storm.
Thereafter, the intensity of rain will go down, but isolated rainfall activity will continue. After this rainy spell, the deficiency in the state might go down marginally. We can say that relief from sultry weather is in sight.
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