IMD predicts Normal South-West Monsoon this year


Bhubaneswar: Amid all the gloomy news of Coronavirus pandemic and economic slowdown, a good news is coming from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

IMD on Wednesday has predicted that this year’s South-West Monsoon will be normal. The Monsoon will remain active from June to September.

“This year we will have a normal monsoon. Quantitatively the monsoon rainfall, during the monsoon season 2020, is expected to be 100% of its long period average with an error of +5 or -5% due to model error: Madhavan Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) in a press meet.

The Rainfall over the country as a whole would be normal between 96% to 104%” said IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.




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