State records 219.8 mm of rainfall in first three weeks of June

Ranchi: The state has so far recorded 219.8 mm of rainfall till June 21 which was 104 percent more normally during this period the state receives an average annual rainfall of 107.8 mm.

Among the districts it is Jamtara which has received a maximum rainfall of 439.6 mm while the average annual rainfall in the district during this period is around 125mm.

Scientists at the local weather station said that the cyclonic system formingĀ over Uttar Pradesh has got weak due to which rainfall has decreased in the state. It has been predicted that the weather in the state is likely to change from June 25 onwards.

On Tuesday many districts of the state reported light to medium range of rainfall which was accompanied by lightning and thundering. In the state capital also cloud cover remained in one-two short spells rainfall took place.

In the last 24 hours, Jamshedpur received a maximum rainfall of 55.4 mm. Temperature-wise Jamshedpur was hottest at 33.6 degrees while Chaibasa was coolest at 20.6 degrees.

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