The formation of a cyclone in the Bengal region is exerting a significant influence on the weather conditions in Jharkhand. This cyclone is anticipated to bring about substantial rainfall to various districts within Jharkhand.(Heavy Rainfall Alert )
Originating between Bengal and Sikkim, the cyclonic activity is poised to impact Jharkhand as well, with the potential for heavy rainfall in the adjoining eastern and central regions of the state. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has provided these insights.
The Weather Science Center, situated near Hinoo Road’s Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi, has indicated the likelihood of thunderstorms accompanied by rain in select areas of Jharkhand. Consequently, vigilance and preparedness are advised.
As of Thursday, August 24th, the weather agency has reported the passage of the monsoon trough through various areas, including Firozpur, Karnal, Meerut, Azamgarh, Patna, Deoghar, and Diamond Harbor. Additionally, a trough extends from northwestern Uttar Pradesh to southern Assam, presently advancing from northeastern Uttar Pradesh to eastern Assam. Concurrently, a cyclonic circulation has emerged in the Himalayan region between West Bengal and Sikkim.
Attributed to the cyclone’s impact, the likelihood of substantial rainfall in numerous Jharkhand locations has increased. A yellow alert for rainfall on August 25th has been released by the Ranchi-based weather center for districts such as West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum, Saraikela-Kharsawan, Khunti, Ranchi, Ramgarh, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Giridih, Jamtara, Deoghar, Dumka, Pakur, Godda, and Sahibganj.
The weather center has forecasted widespread rainfall across all districts of Jharkhand from August 24th to 27th. Additionally, the potential for rain and thunderstorms on August 26th has been noted by the weather department. A reduction in maximum temperatures within the next 24 hours is also projected.
Notwithstanding the widespread rainfall in most areas of Jharkhand, the maximum temperatures in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Daltenganj, Bokaro, and Chaibasa remain above the norm. Furthermore, the minimum temperatures in Ranchi and Bokaro are also higher than usual.
Over the past 24 hours, precipitation measurements include 19.2 millimeters in Ranchi, 58.9 millimeters in Jamshedpur, 1.1 millimeters in Daltenganj, and 42.6 millimeters each near the Bokaro Thermal Power Station and Chaibasa.