Meerut: After a delay of a fortnight, the monsoon arrived in the sugar belt of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The rains brought respite to the Western UP region that was reeling under the scorching heat.
According to the news report published in The Times of India, the Meteorological department has recorded that the Meerut received 94.2 mm rain till 5.30 pm on Wednesday. The rainfall recorded in Bijnor in the last 24 hours was 70 mm. The mercury was down in the region after rains lashed the region. The maximum temperature was recorded at 29.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, which was almost 4 degrees less than Tuesday. The minimum temperature was recorded at 25 degrees.
The sugarcane farmers are happy as the monsoon has begun after a gap. The rain will benefit the sugarcane crops, they said. If the rain continues for a few more days there will be bumper sugarcane crops in the region, said one of the farmers from the region.
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