bihar: Rain to continue for two more days in Bihar: Met | Patna News

PATNA: Patna and many other districts in south and central Bihar received light to moderate and up to heavy intensity rainfall on Friday under the influence of a low-pressure area. The rainfall is likely to continue over the next two days though its intensity would gradually reduce.
The places which received significant rainfall on Friday included Sheikhpura (184.5mm), Nawada (144.2mm), Jhajha (117.6mm) and Panchrukhi in Siwan (100.6mm).
An official at Patna Meteorological Centre said Bihar is getting rain due to two different weather systems. “Monsoon has been active across the state. As a result, medium intensity showers are being witnessed at all places, along with heavy to very heavy rainfall,” she said.
Then official added, “The low-pressure area over Jharkhand shifted over south- western parts of Bihar on Friday. The system is likely to prevail over the next two to three days as well. Accordingly, medium to very heavy intensity of rainfall is expected over the next two to three days. The rainfall is likely to be comparatively higher in north-eastern parts of the state.”
The official added that withdraw of southwest monsoon is unlikely over the next two to three days. The four-month-long monsoon season had officially concluded on Thursday and Bihar received 3% surplus rainfall this year.

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