Southwest monsoon in 2021 likely to be normal: Skymet Weather
The southwest monsoon was above-normal in 2019 and 2020. La Nina, which is associated with the cooling of Pacific waters, was one of the important elements influencing the Indian monsoon.
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August receives 27 per cent more rainfall, fourth highest in 120 years
This is also one of the rainiest months of August recorded. The August of 1926 saw 33 per cent more rainfall than normal, the highest precipitation recorded so far in the month; 1976 recorded 28.4 per cent more rainfall than normal, while the August of 1973 recorded 27.8 per cent than normal. This year saw 27 per cent rainfall.
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North India likely to receive good rainfall in 3 days: Skymet
‘Overall monsoon activity is going to be a little subdued for the next 24 hours.’
NCDEX to publish two rainfall-based indices on Wednesday
The two indices will only be representative indices of rainfall in the country and won’t be available for trading.
Southwest monsoon hits Kerala coast
Rainfall will also be well distributed across the country, with only the northeastern region forecast to get slightly lower rainfall, the India Meteorological Department said.
Skymet announces arrival of monsoon over Kerala, IMD differs
"#JUSTIN Southwest #Monsoon2020 finally arrived on the mainland of India, #Monsoon arrived on Kerala before the actual onset date. All the onset conditions including rainfall, OLR value, wind speed, are met. Finally, the 4-month long festival begins for Indian. #HappyMonsoon (sic)," the private forecaster tweeted.
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Skymet estimates record 113.66 million tonnes of wheat output
There is slight difference in Skymet’s estimation and the government’s second advance estimates, which was released in February this year. According to government’s second advance estimate, the out of wheat is likely to be 106.21 million tonnes while that of gram would be 11.22 million tonnes.
Experts warn about food inflation as farmers begin reducing area under vegetables
"We have to be ready for tremendous inflation for perishable food products in future as farmers would be investing low in such products," said S Sodhi, managing director, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul). Many farmers from Narayangaon tomato belt of Maharashtra have already reduced planting of tomatoes.
Fitch Solutions cuts India's economic growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20
India's real GDP growth decelerated to 4.7 per cent in the third quarter (October-December) from an upwardly revised 5.1 per cent in the second quarter owing to slower government consumption.
Southwest Monsoon likely to be below normal this year: Skymet
The monsoon is likely to be 93 per cent of the long period average (LPA), Skymet said.