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Cyclone Tauktae affected India's west coast in May 2021. (ANI/Representative)
Published on Aug 05, 2022 01:02 PM IST

Capital just 30mm rainfall away from eclipsing all-time record

Since January 1, the Safdarjung weather station – representative of weather records for the city – has recorded 1,502.8mm of rain. In a typical year, Delhi gets 779mm, which means 2021 has brought the city close to twice the amount of rain as a normal year

A large chunk of the rainfall seen this year has come in the monsoon period. Between June 1 and September 30 (the period officially classified as monsoon), the city got 1,169.7mm of rainfall -- an excess of 80% over the long-period average of 648.9mm. (PTI File)
Updated on Oct 26, 2021 04:30 AM IST
ByJasjeev Gandhiok

Owner of tugboat that sank during Tauktae booked

Barge P305 and Varaprada -- both support vessels working for the state-run ONGC’s offshore oilfields near Mumbai -- had borne the brunt of the cyclone, which made landfall on Gujarat coast on May 17.

A total of 274 crew were reported missing on May 17 (261 from Barge P305 and 13 from Tug Varaprada). In picture - Crew members of Barge P305 coming out of INS Kochi after they were rescued.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2021 03:19 AM IST
PTI | , Mumbai

Kolkata's Durga Puja organisers in aid of cyclone-affected people

Forum for Durgotsab, an umbrella organisation of 500 puja committees, provided relief materials to the people of Sandeshkhali.

The materials included tarpaulins, mosquito nets, food items and drinking water.
Published on Jun 04, 2021 05:19 PM IST
PTI | , Kolkata

In rare relief, no heatwave yet, none likely this summer: IMD

Between March 1 and June 3, Delhi has not recorded a single “heatwave” day, which India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientists said is a “rare” phenomenon for the city.

Rashtrapati Bhawan and the Secretariat buildings seen from Vijay Chowk at sunset in New Delhi( Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 04, 2021 04:33 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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