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IMD anticipates that India will experience moderate monsoon rains in 2022

"IMD anticipates that India will experience moderate monsoon rains in 2022"
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) anticipates that India will experience moderate monsoon rains in 2022.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Asia’s third-largest economy has experienced normal or above-average summer rainfall, which stimulates agriculture and overall economic growth.

According to the director-general of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, it is expected that India would receive rainfall this year that is equivalent to 103 percent of the country’s long-term average.

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Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, director-general of the state-run India Meteorological Department (IMD), anticipates that India will receive 103% of its long-term average rainfall this year.

Average or normal precipitation is defined by the IMD as between 96% and 104% of a 50-year average of 87 cm (35 inches) for the full four-month season commencing in June.

(Inputs from Reuters)