Odd Day in Doha

Noteable: looks like rainfall exceeded the yearly average in six hours yesterday:

“According to the Civil Aviation Authority, the suburb of Abu Hamor in the capital Doha, recorded 84mm of rain in less than 6 hours, making it the nation’s wettest October day on record.

The October average rainfall is just 1.1mm and the downpour easily exceeded Qatar’s average annual of 77mm.”

Monsoon India in Pictures

The flooding in Kerala looks just terrible, doesn’t it? One official declared it the worst in nearly a century. It makes this photo essay in Nowhere Magazine from the monsoon in Delhi look almost quaint.