Monsoon covers nearly half of India, rain shortfall narrows to 37%2 min read 25 Jun 2019, 08:07 PM IST
A shortfall in monsoon rains has narrowed to 37% of the long-term average against 44% between June 1 and June 19
Poor rains have delayed planting of summer-sown crops, but experts say crop yields could be robust if rains pick up in the next two weeks
New Delhi: Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country's weather office said on Tuesday.
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