|Chennai||Rs. 25020.00 (-0.32%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 26110.00 (0.19%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25850.00 (0%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25720.00 (-0.66%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24850.00 (-0.6%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 25200.00 (0%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 25020.00 (-0.2%)|
NEW DELHI, June 9 (Reuters) - India's monsoon is expected toregister below-average rainfall in 2014, Earth Sciences MinisterJitendra Singh said on Monday.
Rainfall between June and September is forecast to bebetween 90 and 96 percent of the long-term average, Singh told anews briefing.
The four-month-long monsoon season started on a weak note asthe annual rains arrived over India's southern coast about fivedays behind the average date of June 1.
Rainfall in July is seen at 93 percent of the long-termaverage, rising to 96 percent August, Singh said. The impact ofthe El Nino weather phenomenon is likely to be weak in India,added a weather office official. (Reporting by Ratnajyoti Dutta; Editing by Douglas Busvine)