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Findings from D.R. Pattanaik and co-authors broaden understanding of meteorology
April 13th, 2010
According to a study from New Delhi, India, "The spatial and temporal variability of extreme rainfall events over India and their long-term trend have been analysed during the southwest monsoon season from June to September (JJAS) by taking, daily rainfall data for 55 years (1951-2005) The contribution of extreme rainfall events (Category in with rainfall >124.4 mm day(-1)) to the total seasonal rainfall is also analysed for the same period."
"The analysis shows that the occurrence of extreme rainfall event; over India during JJAS shows spatial variations with preferred regions of occurrence over the west Coast," wrote D.R. Pattanaik and colleagues.
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Source: VerticalNews India (2010-04-13)