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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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.
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Experts warn about food inflation as farmers begin reducing area under vegetables
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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.
Pre-monsoon rainfall lowest in 65 years: Weather forecaster Skymet
All the four meteorological divisions in the country have recorded deficit rainfall.
June is going to be the worst month with very little rainfall: GP Sharma, Skymet
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Normal monsoon likely with slow start: Skymet
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Air quality in Delhi-NCR very poor, slight improvement likely in the next 48 hours
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