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Weather | Rains 38% below normal for second week in a row

Weather | Rains 38% below normal for second week in a row
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First Published: Thu, Sep 24 2009. 11 29 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Sep 24 2009. 11 29 PM IST
Mumbai: India’s monsoon, the main source of irrigation for the country’s 235 million farmers, was less than normal for a second straight week, as the four-month rainy season draws to an end, the weather office said.
The nation received 22mm of rains in the week ended 23 September, compared with the long-period mean of 35.5mm, Surinder Kaur, director at New Delhi-based India Meteorological Department, said.
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First Published: Thu, Sep 24 2009. 11 29 PM IST