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Updated on: Sunday, July 25, 2021, 11:54 PM IST

Indore: Baked city gets 1.66 inch rain from Saturday night

Total rainfall figure crosses 8.93 inches—about 24 per cent less than in the last year.
Scene at the Malwa Mills Square on Sunday. | FPJ

Scene at the Malwa Mills Square on Sunday. | FPJ

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Indore: Bringing much-needed relief to a parched city crying for showers far past the normal entry date of the South-West Monsoon, rainfall—which began on Saturday night—continued to lash the city intermittently till Sunday evening. About 41.3 mm (1.66 inches) of rainfall were recorded from 8.30 pm on Saturday to 5.30 pm on Sunday by the meteorological centre of the Regional Meteorological Department at the city airport.

Similarly, 24.5 mm—about 1 inch—rainfall was recorded by the monitoring centre of the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board at Regal Square. With this, the rainfall measure has crossed 8.93 inches.

According to officials of the Regional Meteorological Department, the city’s current total rainfall (8.93 inch) is about 24 per cent less than last year’s rainfall. However, similar conditions will prevail for one more day and it may cross the 10-inch mark.

Night temp remains normal

  • Under the influence of these conditions, the western part of the state will continue to witness moderate-to-heavy rainfall till July 26

  • Continuous rain also kept the night temperature within the normal range. The intensity of rain increased on Saturday night

  • However, the shower power was heavy in the western part of the city, while the eastern part received comparatively less rain

A balancing act. | FPJ

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25°Celsius (4°Celsius below normal): Maximum temperature recorded on Sunday

22.6°Celsius (normal): Night temperature recorded on Sunday

95 per cent: Humidity recorded on Sunday

‘Low-pressure area’

"A low-pressure area lies over north-east Madhya Pradesh and its neighbourhood. The associated cyclonic circulation extends up to the mid-tropospheric levels. It’s likely to move slowly west-north-westwards until Monday. The monsoon trough at mean sea level now passes through Bikaner, Ajmer, Jhansi and the centre of the low-pressure area over north-east Madhya Pradesh and its neighbourhood, Daltonganj, Berhampore and, thence, eastwards on to Manipur," meteorological department officials said in the daily weather bulletin.

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Published on: Sunday, July 25, 2021, 11:54 PM IST
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