Jammu and Kashmir News
The Southwest Monsoon is considered the lifeline for the Indian sub-continent, where agriculture still remains the primary economic activity. The forecast of above normal monsoon would augur well for the agriculture sector which is under stress due to two consecutive years of poor seasonal rainfall.
IMD Director General, Laxman Singh Rathore, said that there is 94 per cent probability that rainfall will be normal to excess and deficient rainfall probability is quite low.
Within the next 24 hours, cloud activity can been picking up across the state and abate the heatwave.