Met Department To Change Reference Dates For Monsoon From This Year

Bloomberg Quint | Jan 15, 2020 at 9:39 PM
  • With changing rainfall pattern, the Indian Meteorological Department will change the reference dates for onset and withdrawal of southwest monsoon from this year, the Ministry of Earth Sciences said on Wednesday.
  • The onset dates are expected to be changed over the central India meteorological division of the IMD.
  • The central India division comprises 10 sub-divisions — Chhattisgarh, Odisha, west Madhya Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, central Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Gujarat region and Kutch and Saurashtra.