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75 out of 120 day monsoon period is over and the news is getting from bad to worse. The Arabian sea wing has not revived for nearly 4 weeks from now and the bay of bengal wing which revived 4 days ago again lost its steam.

Following are the top 5 wettest states in India yesterday.

1. Tamil nadu +619%
2. West bengal +86%
3. Bihar +38%
4. North eastern states +36%
5. Jharkhand -12%
India on the whole got 4.9mm rain last night vs normal of 8.8mm which is a deficit of -44% and that takes the total seasonal rainfall to 566mm vs normal of 589mm which is 96% of LPA, a record low for this monsoon season. South India continues to be at 86%, Central India at 92%, Eastern India at 102% and North western India at 104% of LPA.

Here is the position of 24 states in the last 75 days of monsoon from 1st June to 15th August.

1. Rajasthan +41%
2. Tamilnadu +31%
3. Gujarat +30%
4. Jammu kashmir +21%
5. Rest of North east +14%
6. West bengal +13%
7. Bihar +12%
8. Jharkhand +9%
9. Andhra Pradesh +6%
10.Uttarakhand +2%
11.Goa -5%
12.Orissa -5%
13.Arunachal Pradesh -5%
14.Himachal Pradesh -5%
15.Assam -10%
16.Chattisgarh -10%
17.Punjab -14%
18.Telangana -15%
19.Madhya Pradesh -19%
20.Maharastra -20%
21.Uttar Pradesh -22%
22.Haryana -23%
23.Karnataka -26%
24.Kerala -29%
Hyderabad remained totally dry in the last 24 hours ending at 2.30pm today. Rain occurred at very few places in Telangana with every district other than Adilabad and Karimnagar not recording any substantial rainfall. Telangana on the average got 1.0mm rain vs normal of 7.4mm which is a deficit of -86% and that takes the total seasonal rainfall to 413mm vs normal of 486mm. This is a deficit of -15% the highest this season.

Following is the deviation percentages in different districts.

1. Hyderabad +7%
2. Khammam +6%
3. Warangal -6%
4. Nalgonda -9%
5. Rangareddy -14%
6. Medak -16%
7. Mahbubunagar -20%
8. Karimnagar -22%
9. Nizamabad -27%
10. Adilabad -30%