Record rain & Snow in Month of Oct.2021, HP registers 106 pc excess percipitation

This month end today registered record 106 per cent excess rain and snow beating the previous highest rainfall record of October 2004, a communique issued by the Indian Meterogical department said.
Spokesperson of IMD said that most of the district received large excess precipitation in the October month this.  
During this month cumulative 56.7mm precipitation was recorded in state which was 106 per cent above than normal rainfall . 
Baring Mandi and Hamirpur received normal and excess rainfall respectively, All other district received large excess precipitation. 
 During the month light to moderate snowfall occurred in the high reaches of Lahaul – spiti, Kinnaur and Shimla district .
IMD said that during the month in four major spell chief amount of precipitation ( Oct 1 to 31 ) was recorded in Dalhousie of  Chamba district  & Rajgarh ( Sirmaur ) had  77 mm each and  Kokhsar ( Lahaul – Spiti ) had  45.17 cm snowfall.
On October 2,  Palampur in Kangra received 36.8 mm rain, Kothi in Kullu 32.2 mm, Dharmsala in Kangra 26.6mm & Dalhousie  26 mm.
Due to  snowfall number of Persons with 39 vehicles stranded at Sumdho (Spiti Sub Division).
Second spell of rain and snow also recorded on Oct 19 as Sangla & Kalpa (Kinnaur) had 66.4  mmand 50 mm rain, Chopal ( Shimla ) 35.4 mm, 
Koksar (Lahaul-Spiti) had 15.3cm, Gondla(Lahaul-Spiti):8.0cm. 
Eight trackers died on Sangla trek in Himachal Pradesh after heavy snow.

3rd spell was recorded on Oct 22 Dalhousie 77 mm, Kheri(Chamba) 57 mm , Una – 53  mm , Bangana -50 mm, Ghamroor (Kangra) 42  mm Nagrota Suriyan 41 mm, Guler 39 mm, Mehre 37mm , Saloni 36 mm, Dehra Gopipur 34 mm Jhandutta (Bilaspur) 30 mm.Gondla-18 cm snow, Hansa-10 cm and Keylong three cm.
In Una district, heavy rains and thunderstorms have inflicted deep wounds on sugarcane growers causingdamage as crop is spread in the fields

4th spell on Oct  24,  Rajgarh had 77 mm, Kasauli(Solan) 68 mm, Naina Devi in Bilaspur 52 mm,  Amb(Una) 43 mm , Jhandutta 40 mm , Dharampur & Solan -34 mm each , Barthin(Bilaspur) Tissa (Chamba) 32  mm each , Aghar (Hamirpur) 31 mm.
Kokhsar 45.17 cm snow , Gondla – 4 cm and Keylong  three cm.
Due to bad weather (gusty winds) some of the apple crops damaged in high reaches of Kinnuar district and other districts.
Therefore state recorded 106 per cent(cumulative rain 56.7mm) excess rainfall breaking previous record of highest rain or snow of Oct 2004 which was102 pc excess (92.8 mm), from Year 2005 to 2020 state had rainfall in the month below normal . State recorded abot minus 99 per cent deficient rain in 2017 & 2020. State also recorded minus  97 pc and minus 93 pc (deficient) rain in 2005 and 2012.

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