Forecasting the MONSOON

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Abstract: Every year, India looks expectantly towards the southwest monsoon for its annual water requirements. An array of forecasting systems has been developed overtime by the India Meteorological Department to achieve optimum accuracy in predictions.

The authors are scientists at Climate Research and Services, India Meteorological Department, Pune. The article should be cited as Pai D.S., O.P. Sreejith, A. Bandgar and D. Surendren, 2019. Forecasting the Monsoon, Geography and You, 19(18): 10-15.