- Orange alert in Delhi on Monday
- Clouds rained up to 126 mm in the ridge
- Light to moderate rain expected till August 7
A few days of rain in July broke all the records and now August also seems to be moving on the same path. The maximum rainfall in the capital occurs only in the month of August. At the same time, the beginning of this month has been the rainiest for the last 10 years. August has started with 126.8 mm of rain in the Ridge.
On August 1, the capital received 28.2 mm of rain. This is 386 percent more than the normal rainfall of the first day. There has never been so much rain since 2011 on August 1. During 2011 to 2020, August 1 has been dry for 6 times. Whereas the highest rainfall during this period was 15.6 mm in 2012. Although the normal rainfall for the whole of August is 247.7 mm, but this time it is expected that like July, there will be more rain than normal in August. Orange alert has been issued for two days in the first week, while on the other day i.e. till August 7, there is a yellow alert, in which there is a possibility of light to moderate rain.
The rains this year in July have broken many records. In July, this time 507.1 mm of rain has been received against 210.6 mm of normal rainfall. This is 141 percent more than the normal. At the same time, the heat has also lasted for 5 days. Whereas in June, 47 percent less rain was recorded than normal. In the early days of July, the capital continued to crave for rain, but after July 19 Monsoon The momentum it has gained has continued till now.
The temperature on Sunday was 32.1 degrees. It is 2 degrees below normal. At the same time, the minimum temperature was also 24.8 degrees. It is 2 degrees below normal. Apart from Delhi Safdarjung, till 8:30 am, Palam received 29.6 mm, Lodi Road 27.4 mm, Ridge 126.8, Aya Nagar 40.2 mm. The Ridge received 126.8 mm of rain in just three hours. This is the heaviest and heaviest rainfall in any area of Delhi during this monsoon.
There is a possibility of light to moderate rain on Monday. There is also a possibility of heavy rain in some areas. The maximum temperature may remain between 29 and the minimum temperature is 25 degrees. After this, an orange alert has been issued once again on 6 August. Out of the 4 months of monsoon rainfall, 648.6 mm of rain falls during the entire monsoon season. Whereas till now in these four months of June to September 570.1 mm of rain has been received. That is, 87.8 percent of the normal monsoon rainfall has been done till the very first day of August.
Delhi Rains: Rain broke the record of last 10 years in Delhi on the first day of August, Orange alert for Monday