Monsoon gets weaker amid humid summer in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Jharkhand has received less than normal rainfall amid a weak monsoon so far. Due to this, humid summer continues in the month of Sawan amidst scattered rains. The temperature reached 30 degrees Celsius in several parts of the state.

According to the Meteorological Department, from July 20 to 24, the maximum temperature in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Daltonganj, Bokaro, Chaibasa, Deoghar, Giridih, Garhwa, Ramgarh, and Godda districts is expected to go up from 32°c to 34°c. People will feel the humid heat.

On the other hand, there is a forecast of rain with thunder in the southern areas of the state from Wednesday to Friday in East Singhbhum, West Singhbhum, and Seraikela Kharsawan. According to the report received from the Meteorological Department, till July 18, 212.6 mm of rain has been recorded in the state against the normal rainfall of 371.2 mm. There has been less rain till 43.

Meteorologist Abhishek Anand said the monsoon will again peak in the state. As soon as the month of July ends, it will rain in the entire state. An increase in normal rainfall will be recorded. In the last 24 hours, light to moderate rainfall occurred at many places in the state. However, Monsoon activity remained weak. The highest rainfall of 23.4 mm was recorded in Karmatand (Jamtara). 

The highest maximum temperature of 34.2 °C was recorded in Godda while the lowest minimum temperature of 23.1 °C was recorded in Ranchi.

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