December 8, 2021

According To Meteorological Department Delhi Recorded Highest Annual Rainfall For The Second Time In 120 Years


News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi

Published by: Vikas Kumar
Updated Tue, 26 Oct 2021 01:09 AM IST

Summary

The rains have set a new record in Delhi, the second highest annual rainfall in 120 years. Due to the rain, the temperature has dropped and people have started feeling cold in the morning and evening.

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Delhi’s rain has set a new record. This is the second highest annual rainfall in 120 years. The year 2021 is just 32 mm behind the record for the highest rainfall in the recorded history of the Meteorological Department. If Delhi receives this amount of rain in the next two months, then this year’s rain will set an all-time record. On the other hand, the Meteorological Department says that there is no hope of rain in Delhi for the next one week. Whereas this year’s monsoon has returned from the entire country on Friday.

According to the Meteorological Department, there have been three years between 1901 and 2021, while the annual rainfall has been more than 1200 ml. In 2021, till October 25, Delhi recorded 1502.8 mm of rain. Earlier in 1933, 1534.3 ml of rain had fallen. At the same time, in 1975 this figure was 1252.9 mm. In this sense, this is the second year after 1901, when the annual rainfall has been the highest. Right now 32 ml is behind the all-time record. There is no rain forecast for a week now.

Earlier, an orange alert of rain for Sunday was issued by the Meteorological Department. There was hailstorm in some areas along with rain late in the evening. The rain continued till Monday morning. It rained 27.5 mm till 8:30 am. However, the Meteorological Department has recorded rain anywhere during the day.

Now get ready for winter, this week the mercury will fall
Now get ready for winter after record rain in Delhi. The minimum temperature will drop sharply this week, which will increase the chill in the night. In this way, now the weather will start taking a turn. The minimum temperature this week is likely to be between 14-15 degrees. On the other hand, Sunday’s rain brought down the maximum temperature by three degrees above normal. From October 27, the maximum temperature will increase while the minimum temperature will start declining.

Due to the rain on Sunday, the Meteorological Department recorded 27.5 mm of rain till 8.30 am on Monday. The highest rainfall of 29.4 mm was recorded at Lodi Road center and 27.8 mm at Ridge centre. The weather will be clear on Tuesday and there is a possibility of light fog in the morning. The weather pattern and temperature are likely to remain the same on Tuesday. The maximum temperature is forecast to be 29 degrees and the minimum temperature is 16 degrees.

Rain-washed air, quality satisfactory
The rain of Delhi-NCR has once again washed away the air till the early hours of Monday. The air quality has been better this month. The air quality index was recorded at 82 on Monday. It was in satisfactory level. Earlier on 18th October the quality was recorded as good with an index of 46. From then on, a series of malfunctions began. On October 20, it had reached a bad level. At the same time, it remained in average for the rest of the days. On Sunday also the quality index was at 160.

Maximum temperature: 28.4 °C
Minimum temperature: 16.4 °C
Forecast: Sky will be clear, light fog likely in the morning.
Sunset on October 26: 5:41 pm
Sunrise on October 27: 6.29 am

Expansion

Delhi’s rain has set a new record. This is the second highest annual rainfall in 120 years. The year 2021 is just 32 mm behind the record for the highest rainfall in the recorded history of the Meteorological Department. If Delhi receives this amount of rain in the next two months, then this year’s rain will set an all-time record. On the other hand, the Meteorological Department says that there is no hope of rain in Delhi for the next one week. Whereas this year’s monsoon has returned from the entire country on Friday.

According to the Meteorological Department, there have been three years between 1901 and 2021, while the annual rainfall has been more than 1200 ml. In 2021, till October 25, Delhi recorded 1502.8 mm of rain. Earlier in 1933, 1534.3 ml of rain had fallen. At the same time, in 1975 this figure was 1252.9 mm. In this sense, this is the second year after 1901, when the annual rainfall has been the highest. Right now 32 ml is behind the all-time record. There is no rain forecast for a week now.

Earlier, an orange alert of rain for Sunday was issued by the Meteorological Department. There was hailstorm in some areas along with rain late in the evening. The rain continued till Monday morning. It rained 27.5 mm till 8:30 am. However, the Meteorological Department has recorded rain anywhere during the day.

Now get ready for winter, this week the mercury will fall

Now get ready for winter after record rain in Delhi. The minimum temperature will drop sharply this week, which will increase the chill in the night. In this way, now the weather will start taking a turn. The minimum temperature this week is likely to be between 14-15 degrees. On the other hand, Sunday’s rain brought down the maximum temperature by three degrees above normal. From October 27, the maximum temperature will increase while the minimum temperature will start declining.

Due to the rain on Sunday, the Meteorological Department recorded 27.5 mm of rain till 8.30 am on Monday. The highest rainfall of 29.4 mm was recorded at Lodi Road center and 27.8 mm at Ridge centre. The weather will be clear on Tuesday and there is a possibility of light fog in the morning. The weather pattern and temperature are likely to remain the same on Tuesday. The maximum temperature is forecast to be 29 degrees and the minimum temperature is 16 degrees.

Rain-washed air, quality satisfactory

The rain of Delhi-NCR has once again washed away the air till the early hours of Monday. The air quality has been better this month. The air quality index was recorded at 82 on Monday. It was in satisfactory level. Earlier on 18th October the quality was recorded as good with an index of 46. From then on, a series of malfunctions began. On October 20, it had reached a bad level. At the same time, it remained in average for the rest of the days. On Sunday also the quality index was at 160.

Maximum temperature: 28.4 °C

Minimum temperature: 16.4 °C

Forecast: Sky will be clear, light fog likely in the morning.

Sunset on October 26: 5:41 pm

Sunrise on October 27: 6.29 am


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