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  1. Monsoon in India: IMD optimistic about good rains for the rest of the season

Monsoon in India: IMD optimistic about good rains for the rest of the season

The monsoon remains subdued since the past week, but there is no cause for worry so far as total rainfall in the season since June 1 remains in the normal range, says IMD.

By: | Published: July 26, 2016 12:47 PM
Southern India's monsoon current has weakend after strong rains in June. On the whole, IMD is optimistic about good monsoon rains for the rest of the season. Southern India’s monsoon current has weakend after strong rains in June. On the whole, IMD is optimistic about good monsoon rains for the rest of the season.

The monsoon remains subdued since the past week, but there is no cause for worry so far as total rainfall in the season since June 1 remains in the normal range, says the Indian Meterological Department. It has been active mostly in Bihar, North Bengal, Northeast and the Andhra coast. Southern India’s monsoon current has weakend after strong rains in June. On the whole, IMD is optimistic about good monsoon rains for the rest of the season.

Scattered light rain will continue over Delhi, NCR and the intensity of rains may increase over the region on July 26 and continue till July 28, says Skymet. The maximum temperatures in Delhi will range between 37°C to 39°C and the minimum temperatures will settle between 27°C to 29°C. Heavy rains lashed several parts of Telangana once again and more rains are expected to continue over the region for the next 24 hours, says the weather forecaster.

According to Skymet Weather, the two cyclonic circulations over central parts of to country continue to drive the rain activity across India. One circulation is marked over Marathwada and adjoining areas, while the other one is marked over West Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan. Weathermen predict that systems are likely to retain their strength and thus, rains of varying intensity will continue over several parts of Telangana for at least next two days. Telangana has been witnessing surplus Monsoon rains, so far. As on July 25, the countrywide cumulative rainfall surplus stands at 14%.

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    Ashok Kumar
    Jul 26, 2016 at 8:24 am
    Optimistic news company, keep on spreading hope of ' future good Monsoon rains' in India. Congratulations on uming political role, IMD!
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