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India likely to get average monsoon rains in 2019, says Meteorological Department

Updated : May 31, 2019 02:10 PM IST

Monsoon rainfall is expected to be 96 percent of the long-term average (LPA).
The IMD defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96 percent and 104 percent of a 50-year average of 89 centimetres for the entire four-month season beginning June.
In July, the country could receive 95 percent rainfall of LPA, while in August rains could 99 percent of LPA.
India likely to get average monsoon rains in 2019, says Meteorological Department
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