Performance of southwest monsoon 2013 and forecast for next one week (India Meteorological Department)

Performance of southwest monsoon 2013 and forecast for next one week (India Meteorological Department)

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29 July 2013
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Highlights of the week:

Axis of monsoon trough was near normal or south of its normal position and was active during many days of the week.

Three low pressure areas formed over northwest Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood, which moved west-northwestwards upto central India. Under influence of these systems, Central India & south peninsula received excess rainfall.

However, Bihar and Jharkhand received scanty rainfall during the week.

48% area of the country has received excess and 35% area has received normal seasonal rainfall (1 June to 24 July). >> More

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