Jamshedpur, Oct 3: Several places including Jamshedpur, Seraikela and other parts of Kolhan witnessed thunderstorm and rain this afternoon
The local IMD centre in Jamshedpur recorded 19 mm of rain while adjoining Seraikela received around 22 mm of rain. Several parts of West Singhbhum
Ghatshila in East Singhbhum and Khunti also witnessed light to moderate showers.
” A cyclonic circulation over central parts of south Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood now lies over East Uttar Pradesh and adjoining Bihar extending
upto 1.5 Kms above mean sea level. Another cyclonic circulation over Gangetic West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh today shifted to Sub-Himalayan
West Bengal and Sikkim. These two systems resulted in rain at some places in southern and north-eastern Jharkhand,” said , a senior official at the Ranchi Met Centre.
According to him, the cyclonic circulation over north Odisha extending upto 0.9 Km above mean sea level has become weak, otherwise it would
have resulted in more showers.
Met data revealed that last evening Sahebganj received a good spell of 30 mm of rain. Pakur and several other districts also reported light rains.
Weathermen, however, hinted that the day readings were expected to witness a rise after the next 24 hours.
” We do not see any strong sytem which would impact Jharkhand’s weather after the next 24 hours. Maximum temperature would gradually witness a rise
resulting in increasing heat,” said a duty officer at Ranchi.
Though cloud formation took place in Ranchi and its adjoining areas but there were no rains. Apart from Jamshedpur gusty wind was reported from
Ramgarh, Bokaro Deoghar and Giridih.
Both the Ranchi and the Patna Met centres did not issue any warning for the next four days. ” Weather is expected to be mainly dry with rising day temperature,” said a climate analyst at the Patna Met Centre.