Southwest Monsoon remained vigorous over East Bihar and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal.
Active Monsoon conditions were seen over Northeast states, rest parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and rest parts of Gangetic West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Konkan & Goa region, northern parts of Uttar Pradesh and along the Foothills of Himalayas.
Also, subdued Monsoon conditions were seen over Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, North Madhya Pradesh and West Uttar Pradesh while rest of the places witnessed normal Monsoon conditions.
Major rain contribution came from Cherrapunji that recorded 210 mm of rainfall, followed by Purnia 151 mm and Canning 108 mm.
As on August 12, the cumulative countrywide rainfall continues to stand deficient by 3%. As far as the regional distribution is concerned, Northwest India is rain surplus by 8% Central India is rain deficient by 5%.
East and Northeast India stands normal. Whereas, South India is rain deficient by 16%.
At present, the axis of Monsoon trough continues to pass along the foothills of Himalayas.