- The mistake released from the department in the estimate released on 15 April
- Farewell also possible on 25 September instead of 17
May 20, 2020, 06:36 AM IST
Neemuch. Indian Meteorological Department has announced revised possible dates of arrival and departure of monsoon in 150 cities of the country. Based on this, Neemuch had earlier predicted the arrival of monsoon on 16 June, now it is estimated till 25 June. Monsoon farewell is also expected to be 26 September instead of 17.
This time the Meteorological Department had earlier issued these dates on April 15, with a revision of several dates and again issued a new monsoon calendar. Last year, Monsoon knocked in Neemuch district on 2 June. The district received an average of 116 mm of rainfall till 30 June 2019. The average rainfall figure in the monsoon season in the district is close to 33 inches. In July, August and September last year, the record rainfall reached 71 inches and the 25-year record was broken. The monsoon farewell was on 8 October with 1759 mm of rain. According to the Water Resources Department, all the dams and ponds will be filled only on average rains this time. Because most of the dam-ponds of the Department of Water Resources were overrun due to the above average rainfall.
There was a mistake from the department in taking data
The Director General of the Massam Department, Mrityunjay Mohapatra, said that before the final report is considered final, several dates have been changed in the list of 64 cities released on April 15. DS Pai, the scientist who prepared the new monsoon calendar report, said that there was a mistake in picking up data from several cities in the previous list. It has been rectified in the final report. There has been no change in the date of knocking of monsoon in Kerala in the new calendar.
Last year Manasa had the highest rainfall
The monsoon was kind to the district last year. During the 128-day monsoon, 2033 mm water was dropped in Manasa tehsil, 1429 in Javad and 1815 mm in Neemuch. Manasa was at the forefront in this.