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Monsoon 2016 to be Above Normal at 106 percent LPA

Monsoon 2016 Prediction
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Here is a Hoping good news for Indians and especially for Farmers…

IMD – The Indian Meteorological Department has issued its first long range forecast for Monsoon 2016 at 106 percent LPA. According to Skymet Weather, Monsoon 2016 is likely to remain above than the normal at 105% for the four-month period from June to September 2016.

India’s economy could be set for a significant rebound this year, with the weather office predicting above-normal rains in the South-West Monsoon. Last 2 years were very bad for India as the monsoon was less than normal which led Country’s economy and people’s life to tough conditions. Currently Maharashtra state is facing draught conditions.

Draught in india

Draught in india

Rains in 2016 would be between more than 100 per cent of the long-term average. India’s monsoon season starts in June and ends in September. The met department attached the chances of an excess monsoon at 94 per cent.

Monsoons over the last two years have been poor. Several Indian states are spinning under exceptional insufficiency of water. Around 49% of India’s workforce depends on agriculture for a livelihood and 68% of the country’s population resides in rural areas.

11 states declared a drought in India after last year’s failed rains which have also led to depleting water levels in reservoirs.



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