Varanasi41 min ago
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For the past several days, the water level in the Ganges was increasing by 1 feet daily. Today there is a decrease of 10 cm.
It has been scorching hot in Varanasi since this morning. Due to this, the temperature has gone up to a maximum of 34 degrees Celsius, a little more than daily. At the same time, the wind speed has also come down to 6 kmph from 15 kmph as compared to Friday. Although this wind is east, so there is relief from the humidity and heat.
According to the Meteorological Department, there will be light clouds in Varanasi till afternoon. There is also a possibility of scattered rain. BHU meteorologist Prof. Manoj Kumar Srivastava said that even though clouds may form by noon, there is no chance of rain anywhere. For a few days now, Banaras will see good sunshine everyday. This will also see an increase in temperature by 2-4 degree Celsius. There it will be quite humid till the evening. Pro. Srivastava says that after a few days of rain once, the season of the wind will start. Due to this, the mountainous cold winds will also move mildly. In this way, by the end of the season, the onset of severe cold can be observed. Today the average temperature of Varanasi went up to 28 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature went up to 26 degree Celsius. On Friday, the maximum temperature was 35 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature was 25 degree Celsius.
Slight decrease in the water level of Ganga
There has been a slight decrease in the water level of Ganga today. Today’s water level has reached 64.23 meters as against Friday’s 64.33 meters. 10 cm of water has decreased in the Ganges. Although many ghats are still submerged under water. For the last 3 days, Ganga was expanding by 1 feet every day. The interconnection of the Ghats of the Ganges has been broken again. Although the rains have reduced in North India, no alert has been issued regarding the possibility of floods in future.
AQI still at satisfactory level
The air quality in Varanasi remains in the category between good and satisfactory. Today’s Air Quality Index was recorded at 57 points. The most polluted area of the city today was the orderly market area. Whereas the AQI figures of Maldahiya have not been released yet. The pollution level was recorded up to 55 points in BHU and 53 in Bhelupur.