India: IMD Forecasts Normal 2021 Southwest Monsoon

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IN2021-0058

On April 16, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted a normal 2021 Southwest Monsoon, suggesting that June to September rainfall will likely be 98 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA) of 88 cm. Above normal high temperatures are forecast from April to June in north, northwest India and a few divisions of east central India.

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