# MONSOON IN INDIA
Monsoon 2023 ends with below-normal rains, climate change fuels erratic weather
Monsoon 2023 ended with below normal rains to the tune of 6%, courtesy the building El Nino in the Pacific Ocean. Climate change continues to impact spatial variability, which can cause more droughts or floods, posing water and food security challenges.
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.