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Monsoon will be ‘normal’ this year across country

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New Delhi: The Southwest Monsoon will be “normal” this year, news which will augur well for the farming community and the economy.

 

 

India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General K J Ramesh said here today that there would be good distribution of rainfall across the country.

“The country will receive 96 per cent of Long Period Average,” he said.

Anything between 96 and 104 per cent of the LPA is considered as “normal”. Anything under 96 per cent is considered as “below normal” and 104-110 per cent of the LPA as “above normal”.

Last year, the IMD had made an initial forecast of “above normal” rainfall, but it belied its prediction and ended the seasons with normal precipitation.

Last year, the southern peninsula had registered deficient rainfall and several parts of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala reeled under drought-like situation.

 

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PM Modi addressed countrymen through radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the countrymen on Sunday through the radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’. PM Modi said that the last time I spoke to you, then the passenger trains were closed, the buses were closed, the air service was closed.

This time, a lot has been revealed. Workers’ special trains are running, other special trains have also started. With all the precautions, airplanes have started flying, gradually the industry has started running, that is, a large part of the economy is now running, has opened up. In such a situation, we need to be more vigilant.

In his address he further said that in the country, the fight against Corona is being fought very strongly due to the collective efforts of all. Our population is many times more than most countries, yet Corona did not spread in our country as fast as it spread in other countries of the world.

Due to the collective efforts of everyone in the country, the fight against Corona is being fought very strongly. Our population is more than many countries, yet the corona in our country did not spread as fast as it spread in other countries of the world.

PM further said that the death rate from corona is also very low in our country. We all have grief for the loss that has been done, but whatever we are able to save, it is definitely a result of the collective determination power of the country.

In the last few days, the speed of corona virus has increased in India. Every few days, 7-8 thousand cases are coming up. At the same time, if we talk about the total infected people, then this figure has now crossed 1 lakh 83 thousand. So far 5164 people have died due to this dangerous virus in the country.

Lockdown extended till June 30, will be opened in a phased manner

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