Pre-Monsoon rains have been on the poorer side as far as the entire country is concerned. The month of March was quite disappointing; however, April was still better in terms of rains. The deficiency overall, remains.
Meanwhile, South India has been performing quite week since the month of March itself. In fact, April was also faring in a comparable manner. Until now, South India is the only pocket which shows positive rain signs with a surplus of 32 percent.