The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a normal monsoon, with the country as a whole set to receive 96% of the long period average (LPA) rainfall. However, northwest and northeast India will receive below normal rainfall. The IMD defines normal rainfall as between 96% and 104% of the Long Period Average (LPA). If the… Continue reading Below normal rainfall likely in northwest, northeast: IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that the southwest monsoon would be arrive in Kerala on June 6. The normal onset date is June 1. The prediction is in line with that of private weather forecaster Skymet’s which has said that the 2019 monsoon would arrive in Kerala on June 4 and make a… Continue reading IMD says southwest monsoon will reach Kerala on June 6
Private weather forecaster Skymet has said that it expects the 2019 monsoon to arrive in Kerala on June 4 and make a sluggish progress thereafter. It has warned that the monsoon would begin under the influence of the El Niño, which is likely to have its impact on the rainfall. According to the agency, all… Continue reading Southwest monsoon likely to set in over Kerala on June 4
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that pre-monsoon rainfall from March to April, has recorded 27% deficiency from the Long Period Average (LPA) The highest deficiency of 38% was recorded in the northwest India division of the IMD. The north-west division comprises of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, and Himachal… Continue reading As temperatures rise, pre-monsoon rainfall records 27% dip: IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said monsoon rains are expected to be normal in 2019- 96% of the Long-term average (LPA). The IMD defines normal rainfall as between 96% and 104% of the Long Period Average (LPA). LPA (50year average) of monsoon rains in India is 89 cm. The IMD issues its first monsoon… Continue reading Monsoon likely to be ‘normal’ this year, says meteorological dept.