By admin       2016-09-03

The Southwest Monsoon was vigorous over Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, while it was active over rest of Northeast India, Coastal Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, East Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Delhi, and Kerala.During the last 24 hours, Cherrapunji recorded 296 mm of rain, followed by Pasighat 265 mm, and Cooch Behar 62 mm.With this, the countrywide rainfall deficiency has dropped marginally and now stands at 2%, wherein Central and Northwest India has a rain surplus of 6% each. Meanwhile, Peninsular India continues with 10% of rain deficiency.At present, the axis of the Monsoon trough is running across Ferozepur, Karnal, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Patna, Tezpur, and further up to Nagaland.Further during the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rains with few very heavy spells may occur over Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.Moderate to heavy showers are likely over North Bihar, foothills of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, South Chhattisgarh, while remaining parts of Chhattisgarh, along with parts of Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, North Tamil Nadu including Chennai, and Coastal Karnataka will have light to moderate rains only.Meanwhile, weather will go dry over most parts of Northwest India.

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