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IMD upgrades its monsoon forecast to 98% of long period average

IMD upgrades its monsoon forecast to 98% of long period average

The monthly rainfall over the country as whole is likely to be 96% of its LPA during July and 99% of LPA during August both with a model error of ± 9%. Mahapatrta, IMD scientist, told IANS. On 30 May, the monsoon hit the Kerala coast, two days before its usual onset date. The normal date for the arrival of the south-west monsoon is 1 June.



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