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88.5 percent rainfall this monsoon

2023 Oct 10, 18:26, Kathmandu

An average of 88.5 per cent rainfall was recorded this monsoon in the country, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

While the average rainfall during monsoon is 1,472 millimeter in Nepal, this year it was 1,303 millimeter, shared Department's meteorologist Sudarshan Humagain. He informed that there was less rainfall during the monsoon.

Specifically, the rainfall recorded in Kathmandu was 1,283 millimeter which is 109 per cent more than the average rainfall, he shared.

 Although less rainfall was predicted in Jumla district this year, the district received 210.7 millimeters of rain, which is 133.5 percent more than the average rain.

Similarly, in Okhaldhunga district, 1,492.1 millimeter of rain was recorded which is 107 per cent more than the average.

This year, Janakpur received almost half of the rainfall than average rainfall recorded in the district. Altogether 637.1 millimeter of rain was measured this monsoon while the average rainfall of Janakpur is 1,195.8 millimeter.



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