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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Impact of Phailin cyclone in Ranchi city of India.
Rivers were overflowing and trees were uprooted.
Dr. Nitish Priyadarshi.
Heavy rains on Sunday (13th Otober) lashed
Jharkhand following the "peripheral effect" of cyclone Phailin. The
peripheral effect following Phailin that lay centred in Odisha began in
Jharkhand since early morning with heavy rains lashing several districts of the
state.74.6 mm rain was recorded in Ranchi
till 8.30 am. Phailin entered Jharkhand on Sunday around 4am causing heavy rainfall
and recorded wind speed of up to 40kmph. Ranchi
recorded 117mm rainfall from Sunday 4am till Tuesday morning. Most of the small rivers of Ranchi like Harmu River, Jumar River, Potpoto River, River flowing
under the Over bridge etc. were overflowing due to heavy rain in the city. Even
many of the local ponds were overflowing. Trees were uprooted and low land area
faced water logging.
Pictures below show the some of the impact of Phailin in Ranchi city.