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Monsoon 11% below normal in week to 2 June

Monsoon 11% below normal in week to 2 June
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First Published: Thu, Jun 03 2010. 07 19 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Jun 03 2010. 07 19 PM IST
New Delhi: India’s monsoon rains were 11% below normal in the week to 2 June, the weather office said on Thursday.
For the seven days ended 2 June, countrywide rains stood at 16.7 mm as against the normal of 18.8 mm, the India Meteorological Department said.
The monsoon, vital for farm output in India’s trillion-dollar economy, had hit the country’s southern coast on 31 May, a day ahead of its usual date of 1 June.
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First Published: Thu, Jun 03 2010. 07 19 PM IST