Rain (Photo Credit: ANI)
New Delhi: It has been raining continuously for the last one week in most parts of the country, especially in the north and west. It has been raining heavily in Delhi for the last 3 days. Some southern states, Kerala (Kerala) And rain to Karnataka (Karnataka). A large drop in temperature was recorded due to rain. The temperature dropped by about 6 to 8 degrees. The Meteorological Department says the weather will remain like this for the next few days. Rainfall in Delhi: Rainfall in Delhi breaks all records, lowest temperature recorded in May since 1951
What is the reason for so much rain?
Cyclone Taukat and the western part of the west coast of India, ie the cyclone Taukat rising from the Arabian Sea is the only cause of rainfall. However, some experts believe that some rainfall may occur in the pre-monsoon season. A heavy rain warning was issued to all the states during the cyclone, which affected Gujarat (Gujarat), Maharashtra (Maharashtra), Rajasthan (Rajasthan), Madhya Pradesh (Madhya Pradesh), Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarh), Haryana (Haryana) the most. Punjab, Uttarakhand and Delhi. In all these states, heavy rains with hail and strong winds are also blowing. Power has also failed in some parts of the state. The Meteorological Department has issued instructions to 23 states of the country to be on high alert to avoid timely loss of life and property.
Rain in Delhi broke all records
A record 119.3 mm of rainfall was recorded in the last 24 hours till 8.30 am on Thursday, breaking all previous records in May. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) reported that on May 24, 1966, 60 mm. Rainfall was recorded and this time twice.
New cyclones may also emerge from the Bay of Bengal
The Meteorological Department has forecast new storms from the Bay of Bengal. The meteorological department has said that a low pressure area will form across the eastern central part of the Bay of Bengal on May 22, which could hit the Orissa-West Bengal coast on May 2. The department has warned about sea tensions. Fishermen in West Bengal have been advised not to venture out to sea for a few days from May 23.
What effect will this have on the farmers?
Rainfall at this time will have both positive and negative effects on farmers. Fields in Central India and North India remain vacant even after rabi harvest. Due to the rain, the soil will be filled with water and the humidity will increase. Farmers will still plow the fields and leave the soil to eat air, which increases the fertility of the land until the time of sowing the crop.
Wheat collection is going on in many states especially Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Punjab. Purchases have been hampered by rains. At the same time, some farmers, who brought mandis to sell their crops, were kept open due to lack of proper management. His crops got wet due to rains and water flooded the market. It has been raining continuously for two or three days, which has caused their crops to rot. Such reports have come from Damoh in Madhya Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan.
When will the rains come this year?
This year the country will knock with the rainy season. According to the Meteorological Department, the monsoon will arrive in Kerala on June 30. The IMD said southwest monsoon is expected to remain normal this year. 75 percent of the rainfall in the country is due to south-west monsoon. In the long run the average rainfall can be up to 98 percent and decrease / increase by five percent.
India has made progress in fighting the storm
According to IMD Director General Dr. Mritunjay Mohapatra, India has made a lot of progress in this regard in the last decade. We have prevented a lot of damage due to accurate forecasting. Dr. Mohapatra further said that our equipment and scientists are no less than the developed countries of the world. Many times, the Indian Meteorological Department has made more accurate estimates than Japan, Australia, Korea. As a result, we have significantly reduced the impact of hurricanes in Orissa last year.