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Monsoon Likely To Be Normal In North And South, Above-Normal In Central India: IMD

The LPA of the season rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1961-2010 is 88 cm.

Monsoon Likely To Be Normal In North And South, Above-Normal In Central India: IMD
Southwest Monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over the country as a whole is most likely to be normal (96 to 104 per cent of Long Period Average (LPA). | PTI
Monsoon Likely To Be Normal In North And South, Above-Normal In Central India: IMD
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2021-06-01T13:27:18+05:30

The India Meteorological Department on Tuesday said that the Southwest Monsoon is likely to be normal in the north and south India, above-normal in central India and below-normal in the east and northeast India. Mrutunjay Mohapatra, Director General IMD, also released its Second Long Range Forecast for Southwest Monsoon 2021. It mentioned that the monsoon this year is likely to be normal in the country as a whole.

It is likely to be in the range of 96-104 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA), Mohapatra said.

"Southwest Monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over the country as a whole is most likely to be normal (96 to 104 per cent of Long Period Average (LPA).”

"Quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 101 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) with a model error of plus or minus 4 per cent," he said.

The LPA of the season rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1961-2010 is 88 cm.

With PTI inputs

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