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Advance of South-West Monsoon in India

The cumulative seasonal rainfall for the country as a whole during this year’s monsoon from 1-17 June has been 3% below the Long Period Average (LPA).

Out of 36 meteorological subdivisions, the rainfall has been excess over 11, normal over 12 and deficient /scanty over 13 subdivisions of the country.

Distribution of Rainfall across India:

  Actual Rainfall (mm) % Departure from LPA
  1- 10 June 1 – 17 June 1- 10 June 1 – 17 June
Country as a whole

34.5

71.6

-7

-3

Northwest India

25.3

32.6

95

25

Central India

13.4

56.1

-49

-3

South Peninsula

29.4

96.7

-33

22

North East India

103.4

148.2

4

-22

Source: IMD

Rainfall is expected to be normal during 2010, as per IMD’s 1st forecast of South-west monsoon

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