El Nino-Monsoon relation changes over time, impacts regions differently
The El Niño-monsoon relationship has stayed moderately strong and stable for south India, has become exceptionally stronger for north India and has considerably weakened over the central Indian region over the last century, finds the study
June gets 10% deficit Monsoon rains; heavy rain in 377 stations, highest in 5 yrs
The onset month of the Monsoon season, June, ended with deficit rainfall to the tune of 10% of the LPA (Long Period Average). The countrywide cumulative rainfall during June 1-30 was recorded at 148.6 mm against the normal average of 165.3 mm.
Monsoon 2023 to make delayed onset amid El Nino, June to battle rain deficiency, hot and humid weather
Monsoon 2023 is most likely to hit Kerala on June 4 with a model error of ± 4 days, against the normal date of June 1. It is likely to make a feeble start, under the influence of El Nino which is invariably linked with below normal Monsoon rains.
Longest La Niña of decade ends, El Niño on its way
After staying put for three consecutive years, the triple-dip La Niña conditions finally came to an end officially. The oceanic temperatures have been increasing consistently indicating the return of El Niño conditions.
Climate change led erratic Monsoon and global disruptions threaten food production, experts call for self-dependency
While the country is yet to overcome the threat over food crisis, the threat over rice production is looming large with the weak start and delayed progress of the Monsoon. According to data released by the Agriculture Ministry, sowing of rice is already down by 46% as of June 24. As on July 1, area sown under rice was 43.45 lakh hectares, while in 2021 it was 59.56 lakh hectares.