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Monsoon Rainstorm Characteristics for Varying Inter-event Intervals at a Site on West Coast of India

Monsoon Rainstorm Characteristics for Varying Inter-event Intervals at a Site on West Coast of India J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. A https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-018-00356-6 OR IGINAL CONTRIBUTION Monsoon Rainstorm Characteristics for Varying Inter-event Intervals at a Site on West Coast of India 1,2 Saha Dauji Received: 12 July 2018 / Accepted: 26 December 2018 The Institution of Engineers (India) 2019 Abstract Continuous hourly rainfall records from a site on Introduction the western coast of India were examined to ascertain the effects of the inter-event interval (IET) considered for the The rainfall characteristics of the western coastal belt in segregation of the individual rainstorms from the continu- India, which receives rainfall primarily from southwest ous datasets. The maximum 24-h rainfall displayed high monsoon, vary from those of temperate climate of Euro- variability though the number of rainy days, the total pean and North American continent or equatorial climate rainfall volume and the maximum hourly intensity all were of Africa. Whereas this coastal belt receives almost 90% of within one standard deviation from the mean in most of the the rainfall in the four monsoon months, namely from June years. The reduction in number of independent rainstorms to September, in Europe or North America, the rainfall is was very steep up to IET of 7 h, moderate from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A Springer Journals

Monsoon Rainstorm Characteristics for Varying Inter-event Intervals at a Site on West Coast of India

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2019 by The Institution of Engineers (India)
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Engineering; Civil Engineering
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2250-2149
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2250-2157
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10.1007/s40030-018-00356-6
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J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. A https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-018-00356-6 OR IGINAL CONTRIBUTION Monsoon Rainstorm Characteristics for Varying Inter-event Intervals at a Site on West Coast of India 1,2 Saha Dauji Received: 12 July 2018 / Accepted: 26 December 2018 The Institution of Engineers (India) 2019 Abstract Continuous hourly rainfall records from a site on Introduction the western coast of India were examined to ascertain the effects of the inter-event interval (IET) considered for the The rainfall characteristics of the western coastal belt in segregation of the individual rainstorms from the continu- India, which receives rainfall primarily from southwest ous datasets. The maximum 24-h rainfall displayed high monsoon, vary from those of temperate climate of Euro- variability though the number of rainy days, the total pean and North American continent or equatorial climate rainfall volume and the maximum hourly intensity all were of Africa. Whereas this coastal belt receives almost 90% of within one standard deviation from the mean in most of the the rainfall in the four monsoon months, namely from June years. The reduction in number of independent rainstorms to September, in Europe or North America, the rainfall is was very steep up to IET of 7 h, moderate from

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Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series ASpringer Journals

Published: Jan 23, 2019

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