India says expects crucial southwest monsoon to be normal this year

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The critical southwest monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall, which feeds India’s billion plus people, is most likely to be normal this year, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a statement, raising hopes a struggling economy will get a boost as the agriculture sector benefits. “Quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over […]

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Normal to above normal rainfall forecast for southwest monsoon

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Normal to above normal rainfall is most likely during the 2022 southwest monsoon season (June – September) over most parts of the South Asia, according to an a seasonal forecast by the South Asian Climate Outlook forum, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. Geographically, above normal rainfall is most likely along the foot hills of […]

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India expected to receive normal monsoon rains this year

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India will receive a ‘normal’ southwest monsoon (June-September) at 99% of the benchmark long period average (LPA), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. If the forecast comes true, the country will receive normal rainfall from the annual phenomenon for the fourth year in a row. Though India’s agriculture activities still depend significantly on the monsoon […]

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India can generate $ 813 bn in revenues from agri, food sector by 2030: Aspire Impact Report

With an investment of $ 272 billion in agritech and allied segments by 2030, India can generate $ 813 billion in revenue creating 152 million jobs, making it the largest private sector industry in the country, according to a report titled ‘Investing for Impact: Food, Agri and Agritech’, by Aspire Impact. With agriculture continuing to […]

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India’s rubber production hit by heavy rains in Kerala

India’s natural rubber (NR) production is expected to drop sharply in October and November, as heavy rains have been disrupting tapping activity in the country’s top NR producing state, Kerala. With production dipping India, the world’s second-biggest consumer of natural rubber, may have to increase imports in the coming months from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, […]

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