India gets 24% below-average monsoon rains this week, says IMD2 min read . Updated: 27 Jun 2019, 05:44 PM IST
- The monsoon has so far delivered 36% less rainfall than normal since the start of the season on 1 June due to a delay in the onset of the seasonal rains
- The IMD has forecast average rainfall in 2019, while the country's only private forecaster, Skymet, has predicted below-normal rainfall
Mumbai: India's monsoon rains were below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week ended on Wednesday, raising concerns about major crop production and the impact on the nation's economy.
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