Ranchi: The incessant rainfall during the last 24 hours has thrown the life completely out of here in the state with capital Ranchi recording more than 30 millimetres of rainfall where as the the minimum temperature was recorded at 18.4 Degree Celsius.
On the other hand, Jamshedpur has recorded 18 mm of rainfall and Palamu 0.6 mm. The maximum temperature at Jamshedpur was recorded at 23.5 degrees celsius whereas minimum was at 21.2 degree celsius similarly the minimum temperature at Daltonganj was 22.6 degree celsius.
Due to the rainfall people had to face lots of difficulties as the showers have also badly impacted the festivities especially the market for Dhanteras. The festival of Dhanteras will be celebrated on October 25th and on that day also heavy rainfall is expected in the state the weather department has already put up all the district administration is on an alert mode.
In the state capital in many places water logging was reported while in some of the areas trees and electric poles where uprooted due to which power also remained away for many hours. Ghatshila has recorded 7 cm of rainfall while places like Chakradharpur Kolebira Chandil have recorded 6 centimeters of rainfall whereas in other areas including Simdega Bokaro and Dhanbad the rainfall was between 2 to 5 centimeters.
Many other districts including Hazaribagh Ramgarh Gumla have also reported heavy rainfall. Due to low pressure over the Bay of Bengal the weather department had issued a warning for heavy rainfall in the state for Thursday and Friday but the rains commenced from Wednesday evening itself.
In its prediction for October 24 the local MET had said that in western districts of the state including Simdega, Gumla, Latehar and Logardaga heavy rainfall is likely to take place and also in some areas of Ranchi, Khunti, Ramgarh, Bokaro and Dhanbad. These districts are likely to witness rainfall between 65 mm to 204 mm.
On the other hand on October 25 heavy rainfall has been predicted almost all across the state during which the districts are likely to witness heavy rainfall between 65 mm to 115 mm.