Rain breaks 44-year record in August, water falls by 25 percent

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New Delhi. , according to the Meteorological Department (IMD) in India in August , the highest in the last 44 years in the month of rain is flooding in several parts of the country where.
According to IMD, 25 percent more rainfall has been recorded till August 28 in the month of August. Earlier, in 1983, the month of August received 23.8 percent more rainfall than normal.

So far, the country has received 9 percent more rainfall than normal. Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Goa have recorded excess rainfall, while Sikkim has received excess rainfall. Rivers in many states are flooded with flooding.

According to the Central Water Commission (CWC), the total reservoir capacity in the country till August 27 is better than this period last year. It is also better than the average storage capacity in the same period in the last ten years.

The CWC said that the river basins of Ganga, Narmada, Tapi, Mahi, Sabarmati, Kutch, Godavari, Krishna, Mahanadi and Kaveri and westward flowing rivers in South India had higher water levels than normal. Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland have received less rainfall this year.

The normal monsoon season in the country is from June 1 to September 30. In June, the country received 17 percent more rainfall, while July received 10 percent less rainfall than normal.

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