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India received highest rainfall in August 2020 since 1976, says IMD

Dais Newsfeed | 29/08/2020 03:36 PM | Click to read full article

As several parts of the country have witnessed floods, India has received the highest rainfall in the month of August in the last 44 years, IMD data shows. Until August 28, the month recorded a 25-per cent surplus rainfall. It has also surpassed the previous highest rainfall in August, which was recorded in 1983.

IMD data shows that in August 1976, the country had recorded a 28.4-per cent excess rainfall.