Country received normal rainfall during June-Sept: IMD

NEW DELHI: The country received “normal” rainfall this year during the four-month rainfall season from June to September, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.
“Quantitatively, the 2021 all India monsoon seasonal rainfall during June 1 to September 30 has been 87 cm against the Long Period Average of 88 cm of 1961-2010 (99 per cent of its LPA),” IMD Director General M Mohapatra said.
“Southwest Monsoon seasonal rainfall for the country as a whole during June-September has been normal (96-106 per cent of the LPA),” he added.
This is for the third consecutive year that the country has recorded rainfall in the normal and above category.

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