This June may be second-most rain deficient in 7 years
This comes when the country has already been experiencing an extended dry spell since the end of last year’s monsoon season
Will this June be the driest ever on record?
One quarter of the monsoon will soon be over and rainfall deficit has already hit 44 per cent
June of 2014: short by just 0.2 mm rains of being the driest ever
India received a total of 85.8 mm of rain between June 1 and June 28 against the lowest ever 85.7 mm in 2009