Alert in Jharkhand from July 29 to 31, there may be heavy rains in the state, Alert has been issued in ten districts

Ranchi:  Rain is expected in many areas of Jharkhand in the next 48 hours. The Meteorological Department has issued rain warnings in many parts of the state. Heavy rain is expected for many districts from July 29 to July 31.

The Meteorological Centre has issued a special bulletin on Thursday (July 27) saying that there will be heavy rains for three days in many districts. On July 29, there is a possibility of heavy rain at some places in the western part of the state.

The sky will remain cloudy in many parts of the state on Friday as well. An increase in temperature has also been recorded in the areas of Palamu, Garhwa and Latehar. The region has humid summers. Light rain may occur in these areas for the next few days.

The Meteorological Department has predicted that on July 30, there is a possibility of rain in the western and adjacent central parts of Jharkhand. On July 31, it may rain in southern and central parts. 

The Meteorological Department has appealed to be alert and careful during this period as there is a possibility of thunder and lightning in the area along with heavy rains. Along with this, heavy rains can also damage agriculture and horticulture crops in the area. Due to water logging in low-lying areas, people may also face problems.

On July 31, an alert was issued in ten districts of the state in areas where there is a possibility of heavy rains. In these, the Meteorological Center has warned of heavy rains in Latehar, Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, Ranchi, Khunti, West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum, Seraikela-Kharsawan and Ramgarh. Yellow alerts have been issued for 29, 30 and 31 July.

Till now Jharkhand has not received rains on the basis of requirement. The state has received 48 per cent less rainfall. Between June 1 and July 27, Jharkhand received 467.4 mm of rainfall, which is considered normal. 

This time only 242.6 mm of rain has been received so far. 23 districts have received much less rainfall than normal. Chatra has received 78 percent less rainfall. If the heavy rains in a few days do not meet the low rainfall figures, then there are chances of drought once again in the state.

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