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The weather in Haryana is expected to remain variable till September 19.
The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for rain in 16 districts of Haryana. During this period, there are chances of rain with thunder. This drizzle will definitely reduce the maximum temperature during the day, but will increase the difficulties for paddy farmers.
There is a danger of their dry crops getting wet due to rain. After the arrival of 1509 variety of paddy in the mandis of the state, now PR paddy has also started arriving.
Alert has been sounded in the districts of North, South and South East of Haryana. These include Panchkula, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Mahendragarh, Rewari, Jhajjar, Gurugram, Mewat, Palwal, Faridabad, Rohtak, Sonipat and Panipat districts.
How will the weather be in the future?
The weather in the state is expected to remain variable till September 19. There is a possibility of light to moderate rain at isolated places along with thunderstorms and winds in the districts of Northern and Southern Haryana during 16 to 18 September. There is a possibility of drizzle or light rain at isolated places in the western districts of the state. Only after this, there is a possibility of a slight drop in the temperature of the state. Also people will get relief from humidity.
Highest rainfall occurred in Ambala yesterday
Yesterday there was heavy rain in 3 districts. Maximum rainfall of 24 mm was recorded in Ambala from 8.30 am to 6 pm. Apart from this, there was 12.5 mm rainfall in Kurukshetra and 2.0 mm rainfall in Sirsa. It rained with thunder and lightning and winds also blew at a speed of 30 to 40 kilometers per hour, due to which people felt a lot of relief from the maximum temperature of the day.
43% less rain in 7 days
Monsoon is still dry in September. There has been 43% less rainfall than normal in a week. 13.5 MM rainfall has been recorded in the state in 7 days, compared to the average rainfall of 23.6 MM. Talking about the monsoon season, the state received 392.3 mm rainfall from June 1 to September 14, which is 3% less than the average rainfall of 405.6 mm in the state.
Drought like conditions in 21 districts
Drought-like conditions are prevailing in 21 districts of Haryana due to lack of rain. The situation is worst in Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Hisar, Jind, Kaithal, Sirsa, there was no rain here. There are two districts of the state where the situation remains normal. These include Faridabad and Gurugram districts.
83 mm rainfall was recorded in Faridabad, whereas the normal rainfall here is 29.2 mm. There has been 184% rainfall here in the last seven days. At the same time, 24% more rainfall than normal has been recorded in Gurugram.