On Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) is expected to announce its first official outlook for the monsoon that spans June through September.
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Like most years, normal rainfall is essential for the country’s growth as well as boosting rural consumption. Here’s a look at what IMD predicted and what the actual rainfall was in the past five years.
Photo by Prasad Gori/Hindustan Times; graphic by Ahmed Raza Khan/Mint