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Above-normal rainfall likely in Sep but won't wipe deficit: IMD

Monsoon in August was almost 24 per cent below normal, which was the sixth driest August since 1901. It came on the back of a 7-per cent monsoon shortfall in July. IMAGE: Laboureres plant saplings......

Rainfall during Aug-Sept likely to be above normal: IMD

Rainfall during August and September, the second half of the four-month rainfall season, is likely to be on the higher side of normal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.......

Heatwave singes North India, monsoon to be delayed: IMD

The unending wait for rains and respite from searing heat in north India, including Delhi, is likely to stretch a bit longer as there are no favourable conditions for advancement of the Southwest......

Met Department forecasts normal monsoon this year

The southwest monsoon is likely to be normal in north and south India, above-normal in central India and below-normal in east and northeast India, the MeT department said on Tuesday. Releasing its......

Monsoon to be 'healthy normal' this year: Skymet

The Southwest monsoon, which brings more than 75 per cent of the country's rainfall during June-September, will be normal this year, Skymet Weather, a private weather forecaster said on Tuesday. G......

Explained: Why the monsoon is pulling out so late

'The last time we had such a late withdrawal of monsoon was in 1960 or so.' IMAGE: National and state disaster response force personnel rescue citizens from the flood-affected Rajendra Nagar area......

Modi's 1st problem: A below-normal monsoon

'The first two months of the monsoon are not looking good.''In case both the halves fail, it is going to be misery.' IMAGE: The parched bed of the Chembarambakkam reservoir in Chennai in 2017.......

Monsoon likely to be 'near normal' this year: IMD

Monsoon is likely to be 96 per cent of the long period average The country is likely to have 'near normal' monsoon this year with a well distributed rainfall which could be beneficial for the......

Monsoon 2019 likely to be below normal: Skymet

East India, along with a major portion of central India, is likely to be at a higher risk of being rain deficient, especially during the first half of the season. Monsoon rains may be "below......

Once again, IMD, Skymet differ on rain forecast

Skymet lowered its full season monsoon forecast to ‘below normal’ from ‘normal’, while the IMD is sticking to its earlier forecast that rains in June to September of 2018......

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