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Weak El Nino conditions likely next month, says IMD weather report

Overall, the monsoon till August 30 has been 6% less than normal

El Niño

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
The southwest monsoon, which has been relatively quiet during the week that ended on August 29, isn't expected to show a big improvement in the next fortnight, with rainfall activity likely to be below normal from the second week of September.

In its latest weather update, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there was possibility of development of weak El Niño conditions in the last part of the four-month monsoon season, which began from June.

Overall, the monsoon till August 30 has been 6 per cent less than normal, with several districts of north interior Karnataka, Rayalaseema, Bihar, Jharkhand, Saurashtra and

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 2:48 AM IST

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