Monsoon rains to start withdrawing from Saturday
Updated : September 24, 2018 02:54 PM IST
The country has so far received 9 percent lower rainfall than normal in the current monsoon season.
A change in the wind pattern is likely over west Rajasthan from Thursday and monsoon withdrawal could start from Saturday, IMD said in a statement.
The monsoon usually starts withdrawing in the first week of September, but this year it has been delayed by nearly four weeks.