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East Vidarbha gets 129 pc rains this year

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 14:06

Nagpur: The six districts in eastern Vidarbha region have received sufficient rains at an overall average of 129 per cent.
From June 1 to Aug 28, the Nagpur division comprising six districts recorded 1,521.87 mm rainfall against the average of 1,173.70 mm for a period from June 1 to Sep 30.

Gadchiroli district recorded the highest rainfall of 1,931.73 mm (1,354.78 mm average), followed by Gondia 1,708.60 mm (1,349.61), Chandrapur 1,571.36 mm (1,142.07), Bhandara 1,561.77 mm (1,280.09), Nagpur 1,269.41 mm (994.95) and Wardha 1,088.14 mm against the average rains of 920.71, official sources said.
The figures are likely to increase as another month is still to go during the current monsoon season, they added.


First Published: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 14:06

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