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Kanchanpur records highest rainfall in 78 years

10 July 2024  

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KATHMANDU: Kanchanpur in Sudurpaschim Province has experienced its highest rainfall in the past 78 years.

On July 7 and 8, Dodhara in Kanchanpur recorded the heaviest rainfall since 2003 B.S.

According to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Dodhara, Hanumannagar, and Sundarpur in Kanchanpur received unprecedented rainfall levels since 2003 B.S.

Preliminary data measured on July 8 at 08:45 a.m. indicated that 624.0 mm of rain fell in Dodhara, 573.6 mm in Hanumannagar, and 555.8 mm in Sundarpur within a 24-hour period.

This year, the monsoon season began in East Nepal on June 10 and remained active from June 28 to July 8.

Previously, on 29 Saun 2074 B.S., the highest rainfall of 516.2 mm was recorded in Hetauda, Makwanpur.

Additionally, the Soil Conservation Department reported 540.0 mm of rainfall at the Tistung Rain Center in Makwanpur on 5 Saun 2050 B.S.

Pratibha Manandhar, a senior meteorologist with the division, stated that the monsoon, which was active in Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces until two days ago, is now active in Koshi, Madhes, Bagmati, Lumbini, and Gandaki provinces.

Publish Date : 10 July 2024 08:07 AM

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