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Rainfall activity to increase over Bihar and Jharkhand

Rainfall activity to increase over Bihar and Jharkhand

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Rain in Bihar and Jharkhand

Bihar is one of the states in the country where Monsoon remained poor till the end of August. But towards the end of August, the state showed some improvement in terms of rainfall.
On August 30, Skymet had forecast Monsoon rains for the next one week. Presently, the oscillation of western arm of the Monsoon trough is being observed whereas the Eastern arm almost remains in the same position.
The cyclonic circulation over East Uttar Pradesh has moved westwards and now can is over the Central parts of the State. Another circulation has developed over Gangetic West Bengal.
During the last 24 hours Jharkhand has witnessed fairly widespread rain with few moderate spells and southern parts of Bihar have also seen the same. Chaibasa observed 27mm rain while Jamshedpur recorded 12mm in the state of Jharkhand. In the state of Bihar, Chapra observed 4mm rain, Gaya 12mm and the state capital Patna a meagre 2mm.
Rainfall activity is about to increase over both states. Moderate rainfall at many places is likely over the area during 24 to 48 hours with moderate lightening over few parts. Flood like situation is possible at a few parts. With the ongoing rain-related activities, the state is expected to benefit and rain deficiency may drop.
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