2023 Monsoon Forecast: Rains will not decrease in India; The Indian Meteorological Department has said that the rains will intensify in central and southern Kerala

The indian Meteorological Department has said that the monsoon in 2023 will not decrease in the country. Mrityunjaya Mohapatra, Director General of the indian Meteorological Department, informed this in a press conference held this afternoon. According to the first monsoon forecast of the Meteorological Department, the country will receive 96% of the long period average (LPA) rainfall. The long term average is the average of the seasons from 1971 to 2020. According to this, a total of 87 cm of rain should be received in the country.

According to a press release of the Meteorological Department, the La Nina situation which has been going on for the last three years has now changed to neutral and is likely to form in the coming months.The Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) associated with the surface temperature of the Indian Ocean is currently neutral and will turn positive during the monsoon months, the Meteorological Department said. In the last week of May, the Meteorological Department will release a detailed forecast including the date of arrival of monsoon in Kerala.

Monsoon forecasting has been started by the Meteorological Department since 2003. The southwest monsoon season, which lasts from June to September, is most important for India. Monsoon plays a major role in the economic and agricultural sector of the conormal.

Rain will increase in Kerala

Contrary to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, South Kerala and Central Kerala will receive more rain during the monsoon season. Kozhikode Kannur districts are prone to less rain. But Wayanad has more rain than normalnPalakkad Thrissur District Eastern Region Ernakulam District Eastern Region Kannur District Eastern Region is likely to receive normal rainfall.Rainfall will be less than normal in the areas of North Tamil Nadu bordering Karnataka. Other parts of Tamil Nadu will receive normal rainfall.

Second Coastal areas of Tamil Nadu are likely to receive above normal rainfall. Karnataka also receives normal monsoon in maize fields. Rainfall is likely to decrease in parts of Karnataka, which shares the border with Maharashtra and theluIndia.
In states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, common people will get less monsoon. West Madhya Pradesh is expected to receive less than normal rainfall and central east will receive normal rainfall.

Above normal to normal rainfall is forecast over Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Pakistan Occupied Kashmir also receives normal rainfall. Normal to normal rainfall is expected at some places over North Eastern states and East Central India

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