Current status of Monsoon 2012 and Forecast for next one week (India Meteorological Department)

Current status of Monsoon 2012 and Forecast for next one week (India Meteorological Department)

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16 August 2012
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Highlights of the last week:

  • The axis of monsoon trough was south of its normal position during the week.
  • The low pressure area which was over northwest Bay of Bengal on 3rd August moved west-northwestwards across Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.
  • All India rainfall during this week was 1% below long period average (LPA) which has caused 2% improvement in the seasonal rainfall over the country as a whole.

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