Tag Archives: Monsoon

Will the Rain Gods smile on India during its battle with Covid19?

monsoon

ENSO-neutral conditions are prevailing over the equatorial Pacific and neutral IOD conditions are prevailing over the Indian Ocean. If these patterns do not change, we expect Indian monsoon 2020 to be ‘Normal’ (Rainfall 95% to 99%).

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How’s the josh of the South West monsoon looking?

El Nino, Monsoon

The Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is the Indian Ocean’s counterpart of the Pacific El Niño and La Niña. The term Dipole means two “poles” or two areas of differences. And by that logic, the IOD measures differences in Sea Surface Temperature (SSTs) between the Arabian Sea (western pole) and the Eastern Indian Ocean south of Indonesia (eastern pole).

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