New Delhi: The country has received 37 percent extra rain so far in this monsoon season. The country has recorded 13.78 cm of rainfall as against the normal 10.05 cm till June 21. India Meteorological Department gave this information. The meteorological department said in a statement, “The cumulative rainfall in this year’s southwest monsoon season up to June 21 has been around 37 per cent above the Long-Term Average (LPA).” The department said that during this period, northwest India received 71.3 mm of rain, which is 76 percent more than the normal rainfall of 40.6 mm.
Monsoon in Delhi and adjoining areas may have to wait for one more week
India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that during the next seven days, Delhi and Rajasthan, Further advance of monsoon over parts of Haryana and Punjab ‘‘unlikely’’