India Meteorological Dept: Current Status of Monsoon

India Meteorological Dept: Current Status of Monsoon

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3 September 2012
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Due to presence of low pressure area and other embedded vortices, the monsoon trough remained active on most days of the last week, which caused active to vigorous monsoon conditions over parts of northwest India and south Peninsula.

This week received the highest all India rainfall of this monsoon season so far that is 6% above long period average (LPA). As a result, seasonal rainfall country as a whole further improved by 2% as compared to previous week. For the country as a whole, seasonal rainfall upto 29 August 2012 was 12% below the LPA as against 14% by the end of last week ending 22nd August.

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