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India Monsoon update

02 / 08 / 2018

India Monsoon update

Private Indian weather forecaster Skymet has forecast that the 2018 Southwest Monsoon will reach 92% of the Long Period Average (LPA), down from its initial forecast of 110% in April. Although...

India monsoon update

17 / 07 / 2018

India monsoon update

According to local reports citing the India Meteorological Department, cumulative monsoon rainfall deficits in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand were recorded at above 40% between 1 June –...

India monsoon, Kharif crop planting and MSP updates

09 / 07 / 2018

India monsoon, Kharif crop planting and MSP updates

Cumulative rainfall in India since the start of the monsoon season on 1 June is estimated at 8% below average, according to reports. This has caused delays to Kharif crop paddy planting, which...

Nepal’s Lamjung district planting update

03 / 07 / 2018

Nepal’s Lamjung district planting update

Only 2,492ha of paddy have been planted in Nepal’s Lamjung district so far due to lack of adequate rainfall, according to reports. This represents 15% of the 16,612ha of arable land dedicated...

India Southwest Monsoon update

03 / 07 / 2018

India Southwest Monsoon update

According to reports citing the India Meteorological Department, cumulative monsoon rainfall in India was recorded at 7% below average as of 1 July. An estimated 24% of the country has received...

@LiveRiceIndex

21 / 06 / 2018

The Southwest #Monsoon is forecast to arrive in north west #India next week https://t.co/9CLYaqF8vU

@LiveRiceIndex

18 / 06 / 2018

North east #India receives heavy rainfall, although the Southwest #Monsoon weakens elsewhere https://t.co/HDf2BHhpwT

India Monsoon update

31 / 05 / 2018

India Monsoon update

The Indian Meteorological Department has maintained its forecast that the 2018 Southwest Monsoon will reach 97% of the Long Period Average (LPA). There is a 3% chance that rainfall will be...