Delhi: From 49 pc rain deficit in September to 16 pc excess in just 24 hrs

Updated: Sep 23 2022 3:06PM

Delhi: From 49 pc rain deficit in September to 16 pc excess in just 24 hrs

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Delhi recorded more than half of the rainfall in September in just 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Friday, swinging from being rain deficient to rain surplus this month.

The Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi's primary weather station, recorded 58.5 mm of precipitation against a normal of 108.5 mm between September 1 and September 22 (Thursday morning).

It received 72 mm of rainfall in 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Friday, making it the first spell of heavy rain this month. From September 1 to September 23, the city received 130.5 mm of rain. Normally, Delhi records 125.5 mm of rainfall in September.