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Skymet says initial signs indicate monsoon 2022 could be 'normal'

LPA for the four-month southwest monsoon season that starts from June is 881 millimeters

Skymet forecasts 'above normal' rainfall
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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Though early days, private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Monday said that the 2022 southwest monsoon could be ‘normal’ , finishing around the mid-way mark of the normal range of 96-104 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA).

LPA for the four-month southwest monsoon season that starts from June is 881 millimeters.

“Monsoon has large inter-annual fluctuations in its arrival, intensity, duration, and withdrawal. It is rather early to decode all these aspects at this stage. But there are precursors to get an early glimpse and gauge its health during the four-month-long season,” Skymet said in a statement.

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First Published: Feb 21 2022 | 2:25 PM IST

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