Monsoon deficit declines to 15% during July 10-16

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

The monsoon deficit has come down by 12% during June 1 and July 18 and the overall deficit stands at around 31%.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), rainfall between July 10 and 16 was 56.2 mm, compared with a normal of 66.2 mm.
The revival also pulled down the overall deficit (between June 1 and July 18) to 314%, against 40% during the previous week.
The monsoon deficit has come down by 12% during June 1 and July 18 and the overall deficit stands at around 31%.
"The weekly rainfall for the country as a whole is 15% below normal as against 41% in the last week. Central India and south Peninsula received normal to excess rainfall," IMD said in its weekly analysis.
Last week, rainfall in central India was 79.7 mm, 11% more than normal.
In southern India, rainfall during the same period was 32% more than normal.
 

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