Business Near-normal monsoon forecast may not solve India's water woes Updated : May 04, 2019 01:57 PM IST The IMD last month predicted that monsoon will be "near-normal" this year with an expected rainfall of 96 percent. Skymet Weather said that the monsoon was likely to be "below normal" to the extent of 93 percent. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.