Bhubaneswar, September 30 (LocalWire) Odisha has recorded 9.9 per cent surplus rainfall during the June-September period, the office of the special relief commissioner said on Monday.
While the cumulative rainfall in the State was deficient by 31.5 per cent and 9.0 per cent respectively in June and July, the rainfall in August and September remained surplus by 24.5 per cent and 53.7 per cent respectively.
The state witnessed good rainfall in the months of August and September, as a result, the average cumulative rainfall of the State from 1st June to 30th September has registered the surplus of 9.9 per cent, the statement issued by the official stated.
Monsoon normally arrives in the state in the second week of June. This year it was delayed by more than a week.