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Rarity of heavy Delhi rains for two consecutive days, break another September record

September 2, 2021 3:32 PM |

The month of August displayed a poor performance with rains being almost absent from the Delhi NCR region. However, Delhi Rains have showed an exemplary performance in the first two days of September itself with the city recording a whopping 230 mm during this time frame resulting in waterlogged streets and traffic chaos. These rains are a rarity for the month of September, where heavy rains do not make an appearance to this tune.

During the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Wednesday, Safdarjung observatory recorded 118 mm of rains while Palam witnessed 108 mm of rainfall. Safdarjung has broken records on second consecutive day wherein the city saw such rains, the last time the city saw such 14 hour rains in September was in the year 2002.

With this, Delhi has surpassed its average monthly rains of 129.8 mm in just two days. In fact, the city has seen 117 percent more rains than the average in merely two days.

For the next two to three days, Delhi is expected to witness cloudy sky conditions with light rainfall activity. However, rainfall activity is likely to pick up pace around September 6, and some good showers may once again be seen

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