As per latest press release by India Meteorological Department (IMD)

As per latest press release by India Meteorological Department (IMD)

by admin- Friday, June 2nd, 2017 08:13:29 AM

As per latest press release by India Meteorological Department (IMD), the monsoon rainfall during the 2016 monsoon season (June to September) averaged over the country as a whole is likely to be 112% ¦ 5% of long period model average (LPMA). The experimental five category probability forecasts for the 2016 monsoon season rainfall over the country as a whole using the experimental dynamical prediction system are 0% (deficient), 0% (below normal), 18% (normal), 18% (above normal) and 64% (excess).
Quantitatively, the season rainfall for the country as a whole is likely to be 106% of the long period average (LPA) with a model error of ¦4%. The LPA rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1951-2000 is 89 cm.
The season rainfall is likely to be 108% of LPA over North-West India, 113% of LPA over Central India, 113% of LPA over South Peninsula, and 94% of LPA over North-East India all with a model error of ¦ 8 %.
The rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 107% of its LPA during July and 104% of LPA during August both with a model error of ¦ 9 %.

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