Nagpur: Parched land at the drought affected Vena Dam off Amravati Road, 25km from Nagpur, on May 14, 2019. Around 21,000 villages in 151 tehsils across Maharashtra are in the grip of drought, covering almost half the geographical area of the state. (Photo: IANS)

Below normal rainfall expected in monsoon, 15% chance of drought: Skymet

New Delhi:  In bad news for the farm sector, India is expected to receive below normal rainfall during the upcoming Monsoon which is likely to arrive in Kerala on June 4 and there is a 15 per cent chance of drought, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Tuesday. Besides arriving late by about 4 days […]