Tag: ‘Above normal’ monsoon


‘Above normal’ monsoon ▪ The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that India would receive ‘above normal’ monsoon in 2024. ▪ In April, IMD forecasted the June-September rainfall to be 6% above the normal of 87 cm. ▪ India’s north-eastern States are expected to receive deficient rain. ▪ The monsoon ‘core zone’ which wencompasses most of central India and southern India will receive ‘above normal’ rainfall. About IMD ▪ Formation – 1875 ▪ Functions under the Ministry of Earth Sciences. ▪ Headquarters - Mausam Bhavan ▪ IMD Director – General - Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra