Puri & Bhubaneswar experience all-time high rainfall

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September 13

Puri and Bhubaneswar experienced all-time high rainfall in last 24 hours.

As per a data released by the Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar, Puri witnessed highest 341 mm rainfall (8.30 am on Sunday and 8.30 am Monday) in 24 hours breaking the record of 87 years.

Puri had witnessed such rainfall on September 20, 1934. 210.8 mm rainfall was recorded on that day.

Between 8.30 am of September 12 and 8.30 am of September 13, Odisha’s Capital City has recorded 195 mm rainfall. This has broken 63-year-old record. It has recorded 163 mm rainfall in a day on September 5, 1958.

Moderate rain/ thundershower has occurred at most places over the districts of Odisha with Heavy to Very Heavy rainfall at many places & Extremely Heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of  Coastal Odisha and Heavy to Very Heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of Interior Odisha, IMD reported.

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The Deep Depression over north coastal Odisha moved further west­northwestwards during past 6 hours with a speed of 12 kmph  and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 13th September, 2021,over north coastal Odisha, near latitude 20.9°N and longitude 86.5°E, about 20 km west-northwest of Chandbali and 120 km east-southeast of Keonjhargarh (Odisha). It is very likely to continue to move west­northwestwards across north Odisha, north Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh during next 48 hours. It is very likely to weaken into a Depression during next 24 hours.

 

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