Rainfall might be 96 per cent to 104 per cent of the Lengthy Interval Common (LPA) of 87 cm of the 1971-2020 interval
New Delhi: India is more likely to witness regular rainfall throughout the southwest monsoon season this yr, the India Meteorological Division stated on Thursday.
Rainfall might be 96 per cent to 104 per cent of the Lengthy Interval Common (LPA) of 87 cm of the 1971-2020 interval, it famous.
Earlier, the IMD used to think about the LPA of 88cm of the 1961-2010 interval.
“All-India rainfall regular based mostly on 1971-2020 (interval) for the southwest monsoon season is 868.6 mm. It’ll substitute the conventional of 880.6mm based mostly on 1961-2010,” it stated.
Regular to above-normal rainfall is more than likely over many areas within the northern a part of peninsular India, central India, alongside the foothills of the Himalayas and a few components of northwest India.
Under regular rainfall is probably going over many components of northeast India, some components of northwest India and southern components of the southern peninsula.
In 2021, the nation acquired “regular” rainfall throughout the four-month southwest monsoon season from June to September.
It was the third consecutive yr that the nation recorded rainfall within the regular or above-normal class. Rainfall was above regular in 2019 and 2020.