Page-8 of Monsoon Current Affairs, GK & News

North east monsoon gets active over South India

The northeast monsoon is active over south India, according to the IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) which has forecast rain or thundershowers in the region. The northeast monsoon is expected to be vigorous over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and southern interior of Karnataka, and active over Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Most places in Rayalaseema, Karnataka and Lakshadweep, ..

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India declares drought as El Nino appears

India sees its first drought in last three years due to deficient Monsoon rains As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) the El Nino weather pattern may reduce rains again in the second half of the June to September season. India last suffered a drought in 2009, which forced it to import sugar that pushed global ..

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India forecasts average monsoon rains this year

Earth Sciences Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh held that India is probable to experience average monsoon rains this year, thus forecasting a third straight year without drought. Deshmukh held that the rains during the June-September season are probable to be 99% of the long-term average. The state-run India Meteorological Department (IMD) considers rains between 96-104% of a ..

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CCEA approves National Monsoon Mission

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved implementation of the programme National Monsoon Mission of the Earth System Science Organization for a period of 5 years. Main Objective of National Monsoon Mission: To build a working partnership between the academic, Research, Development organizations, both national and international, and operational agencies to improve monsoon forecast skill ..

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