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Monsoon expected to be above average in 2016: IMD

Monsoon expected to be above average in 2016: IMD

India Blooms News Service | | 12 Apr 2016, 05:00 pm
New Delhi, Apr 12 (IBNS): India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday announced that the country will experience above normal monsoon this year.

The country was hit by two straight droughts in the past two years.

LS Rathore, DG IMD told media, “This year monsoon will be above normal."

He said the monsoon is expected to be good this year.

Meanwhile, India is going to experience above normal monsoon in 2016, as per private  weather forecaster  Skymet Weather Services .

"According to Skymet Weather, Monsoon 2016 is likely to remain above than the normal at 105% (with an error margin of +/-4%) of the long period average (LPA) of 887 mm for the four-month period from June to September," read the Skymet Weather Services website.