The southern Kerala coast is probably going to witness monsoon rains on June 4, country’s weather forecasting company Skymet said on Tues.
Monsoon rains are expected to deliver less downfall than average this year, Skymet foretold.
The late arrival of the monsoon rains would adversely have an effect on the economic growth by moistening the prospects of a better farm. Timely rains help trigger planting of rice, soybeans, and cotton
Kerala usually receives rainfall around June one while the entire country witnesses the downpour by mid-july.
The country is likely to receive ninety three per cent downfall of the long period average for the four-month amount from Gregorian calendar month to September, Skymet saidduring a statement.
“Monsoon 2019 is likely to be ‘below normal’ to the tune of 93 per cent (with an error margin of 5%) of the long period average (LPA) of 887 mm for the four-month amount from June to September,” the statement reads.
The monsoon season delivers concerning 70 percent of India’s annual rainfall and is key to the success of the farm sector in Asia’s third-biggest economy.