Light to moderate rainfall at one or two places in Bihar – fullstory – Press Trust of India

19:2 HRS IST

Patna, Sep 11 (PTI) Light to moderate rainfall
occurred at one or two places in Bihar while some areas in
Madhubani district received heavy rainfall, the Met department
said today.

Purnea received 14.8 mm of rainfall in past 24 hours
(recorded between 8:30 am on Sunday and 8:30 am on Monday)
whereas Patna and Gaya received traces, it said.

Phulparas received 7 cm of rainfall while Katihar and
Koilwar registered 5 cm and 4 cm of rainfall respectively, it
said adding that Kursela, Nirmali and Araria received 3 cm

“The weather will remain more or less the same (sultry
weather) as it is being experienced by the people of the state
including that of Patnaites. In the next five days, Patna may
witness the chance of rain on one day while the remaining four
day will be dry,” the Patna Meteorological Centre’s scientist
Anand Shankar said.

Chance of getting rainfall is being spoilt due to non
formation of proper moisture feeding coupled with fast
changing wind pattern, he added.

Patna recorded highest maximum temperature of 35.7
degrees Celsius while Bhagalpur registered 35.2 degrees
Celsius, followed by Gaya recording 35.1 degrees while the
maximum temperature at Purnea was 32.7 degrees Celsius, it

The humidity level in Patna was 92 per cent in the
morning while it was 72 per cent in the evening, it said
adding that humidity level hovered between 70 to 92 per cent
in other major cities.

In its forecast, the Met department said that Patna,
Gaya, Bhagalpur and Purnea are likely to witness partly cloudy
sky with possibility of rain or thunder shower tomorrow, the
bulletin said.

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