Rainfall: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India has Received More than Normal Rainfall So Far: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported that rainfall has been more than normal in the country so far this year and it has been around 6% more than the normally perceived rainfall in the country during this time. The more than normal rainfall has been observed in the south peninsula, central India and east ..

Kharif crops: 44% more and Pulses: 2.5 times more in 2020

The Sowing coverage area in India for the 2020 Kharif season has increased as compared to that of 2019. Highlights The sowing area of Kharif crops has increased by 44% and that of pulses has increased by 2.5 times. It is expected to increase in the coming weeks. This is mainly because, India received 18% ..

Challenges with the Accurate Estimate of Rainfall

Most of the rainfall in India occurs in a very specific window of seasons. However, for the accurate estimate of the monsoons and the obtained rainfall, it is essential that accurate data be obtained so that the policymakers and the administrators are able to formulate the future policy based on accurate results. Why is rainfall ..

Water Situation in India’s South

Given the good rainfall received by the South West Monsoon season, the dry tanks and water holes in South India which until recently was battling a severe and deepening water crisis. The onset of good rains has spurred the quick fillup of local tanks and if the rains persist for another week or two, the ..

Rainfall in India

India relies mostly on the Monsoons for its water replenishment needs. The monsoons (southwest summer monsoon) occur over a four-month period and the weather is dominated by massive convective thunderstorms. Why monsoons matter? The rains brought by the Indian Monsoons have an impact on the overall Indian economy as a good monsoon season increases agricultural ..