South West Monsoon has today withdrawn from the hill state after a deficit of 27 per cent this year. The Indian Meteorological Office has recorded about an average of 612.7 mm rainfall in the hill state.
Mr. Manmohan Singh, Director of Indian Metrological Office, Shimla has told Himvani that Monsoon has with drawn from the state. Apart from Himachal other states that were effected by South West Monsoons were Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujrat.
He also said that the monsoons had arrived in the state on 24th June this year. The state has recorded an average rainfall 612.7 mm, which was 27% less from the normal.