Monsoon rains will be above average this year in India: Skymet:

Apr 12, 2016 9:37 | Weather

India will receive  good monsoons this year. This was discolsed by the Skymet the the weather forcaster said in a statement.

There will be above average annual monsoon rains, snapping two straight years of drought that cut farm output and farmers' income.

 The July to September monsoon delivers nearly 70 per cent of annual rains and waters half of India's farmlands that lack irrigation facilities. Monsoon rains are expected to be 105 per cent above a long-term average, with a 35 per cent probability of above average rainfall, Skymet said in a statement.