The southwest monsoon will most doubtless withdraw totally from the country on October 20, the India Meteorological Department acknowledged on Friday. The southwest monsoon officially begins on June 1 and ends on September 30. Its withdrawal begins from western Rajasthan from September 1. The professional withdrawal date for the monsoon is September 30. Nevertheless, monsoon continues to linger on in factors of the country. It takes greater than a fortnight for the monsoon to totally withdraw from the country. What precedes southwest monsoon is the northeast monsoon that offers rain to several factors of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry. “Southwest monsoon has fully now no longer withdrawn from the country. We inquire of monsoon to withdraw totally from the country on October 20,” Sathi Devi, head of the Nationwide Weather Forecasting Centre of the IMD, acknowledged. The southwest monsoon is the lifeline of the country that now no longer finest aids agriculture, the high contributor to the GDP, but has a much reaching affect on the economy. This year, the country acquired rainfall 91 per cent of Lengthy Duration Moderate (LPA), which falls under the “underneath fashioned” category. The east and northeast India, including Bihar, West Bengal and northeastern states witnessed most rainfall deficiency. On the other hand, Kerala witnessed extraordinary rainfall and subsequent flooding.