Rainfall activities have been on the higher side this week and has been the rainiest of the season. The Pan India deficiency stood at 19 percent at the end of November. However, as of now, due to intense rains between November 30th and December 6th, courtesy of Cyclone Michaung, the deficiency has reduced to 8 per cent.
The rainfall deficiency was on the higher side over South India, now this deficit has recovered from some parts. By the end of November, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam were rain deficient by 68 percent, Telangana by 78 percent, and Rayalaseema 61 percent. Now, Coastal Andhra Pradesh is rain deficient by 17 percent, Telangana by 57 percent, Rayalaseema by 27 percent, all of which have dropped significantly.
Tamil Nadu which was at -2 percent has now gone down to -6 percent as rainfall was only seen in the northern parts and that too coastal region while the interiors remained away from rainfall. The storm also took rains inside Vidarbha, Telangana, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, etc. The situation has now improved as the storm has moved towards East and Northeast India and will get filled soon.