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Heavy rain may batter Rajasthan for two more days


Many parts of North-West India will continue to witness varyingly heavy to very rainfall for the next three to five days as the land-based monsoon trough, the spine of the monsoon, remains active over the region.

An intensified (well-marked) low-pressure area embedded into the trough makes the latter more potent, capable of generating above-normal rainfall along the area under its footprint.

While the trough itself provides for convergence of monsoon winds, the presence of an intensified 'low' within makes it a potent combination for driving up rainfall many times over.

Widespread rain

Given this, India Met Department (IMD) has forecast ...


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