New Delhi: After receiving below-average rains in the past two weeks, finally, there is good news for farmers. In a big relief, India is likely to get above-average rainfall in the next two weeks.
According to an official from India Meteorological Department, “India is likely to witness above-average rainfall in the next two weeks, which will be well distributed across the country.”
Last week, the country’s monsoon rains were 35 per cent below average and prior to last week, it was 20 per cent below average.
Monsoon is crucial for farmers and economic growth in India, and its deficiency influences the lives of farmers. India’s about 55 per cent arable land is rain-fed, and rain scarcity affects the farm output, and the livelihood of the people rely on them.
Since the monsoon season began on June 1, overall India has received rains 17 per cent less than average. Due to scanty rainfall, farm out has been impacted in many regions. Good monsoon rains in the coming days will help in sowing and low down the stress of the farmers.
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