The peak monsoon season is nearing an end, and several parts of the country have received very little rain this season, much below average.
Some the worst affected parts of India by deficiency of rainfall:
(Hover over the markers for the data)
India receives 890 mm of rainfall in the four-month monsoon season. This is the rainfall data of different parts of India:
Source: Indian Meteorological Department
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