India: Jun 20 records ‘excess’ rainfall, good precipitation expected in July: IMD

  • Jun 20 ended with “excess” rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on 30 Jun 20, forecasting a good precipitation in Jul 20. According to the IMD data, the overall rainfall in Jun 20 was 118% of the Long Period Average (LPA), which is considered “excess” rainfall.
  • It was also the wettest Jun in the last 12 years, the IMD said.
  • The Jun 20 rainfall in the Central India subdivision of the IMD, which covers the regions of Goa, Konkan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, was 131% of the LPA. In the East and northeast subdivision, the rainfall was 116% of the LPA.

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