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Who got their monsoon rainfall forecasts right?

17 August 2012

NEW DELHI: Did any of India’s top research organizations foresee a drought? An unpublished report by the Bangalore-based Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation (CMMACS) had in early May said north-west India, Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh would only receive 40-50% of their normal June rainfall.

Monsoon rainfall this June was almost one-third less than normal—a key reason why India is likely to see a drought this year…….

Read more: http://www.livemint.com/2012/08/16225659/Who-got-their-monsoon-rainfall.html?h=B

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Written by csirindia

August 17, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Posted in CMMACS

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