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India monsoon forecast


Monsoon bounty

September 30, 2019 1:21 am

Excess rain and the extended season may upset harvest predictions. Government must not artificially suppress prices.

Monsoon this year to be normal, withdrawal likely after September 15: IMD

September 12, 2019 7:37 am

According to officials of India Meteorological Department (IMD), the rainfall during the ongoing month will be normal like August and July months, taking the season’s total rainfall to normal.

Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Flood-like situation in Rajasthan's Hadauti, 5 killed in rain-related incidents

August 16, 2019 7:05 pm

Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Many parts of the country to witness heavy rainfall over the next few days. Follow the latest news and updates below.

IMD starts forecast of water volume in river basins

August 16, 2019 4:35 am

Last year, it was alleged that improper dam management aggravated the flood situation in Kerala.

Explained: Reservoir levels — West well stocked with water, South is short

August 14, 2019 7:37 am

Reservoirs exceed normal levels for this stage of the year after heavy rain in Maharashtra and Gujarat, way below normal in rain-hit Kerala and Karnataka.

Monsoon revival spurs kharif sowing recovery

August 08, 2019 4:34 am

In June, the country as a whole received an area-weighted rainfall of just 112.1 mm, almost a third below the “normal” long period average (LPA) of 166.9 mm for this month. But in July — the southwest monsoon season extends from June to September — the rains were 4.6% above normal.

Monsoon likely to be delayed, may hit Kerala on June 6: IMD in forecast

May 16, 2019 6:39 am

The delay, meteorologists said, is due to the presence of a strong mid-latitude regime which is preventing the otherwise smooth entry of the monsoon currents from over the Bay of Bengal.

Long period average: The IMD yardstick for determining whether rainfall

April 16, 2019 5:26 am

IMD maintains five rainfall distribution categories on an all-India scale.

Normal rainfall except in East, Northeast regions: IMD forecast

May 31, 2018 3:06 am

The IMD noted that anything between 90 and 96 per cent of the LPA is considered “below normal” while rainfall in the range of 96-104 per cent of the LPA is considered “normal”.

Why farm deflation is essentially a problem of liquidity

April 19, 2018 7:46 am

The main problem for farmers today is not production or having sufficient crop to sell. Instead, it has to do with prices that they are getting for their produce.