India weather office retains above average monsoon rains forecast

By Thomson Reuters May 27, 2024 | 6:38 AM

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is likely to receive above average monsoon rains this year, the weather office said on Monday, retaining its April forecast.

Above average rains will help India, which depends heavily on the summer rains for its farm output, boost agriculture and overall economic growth.

(Reporting by Rajendra Jadhav, Mayank Bhardwaj)