Some districts of Assam may be reeling under flood but over all there is big deficit of rainfall in the state, the rainfall also is less than the previous year during the period of June and July, reports Regional Meteorological centre, Guwahati. Assam in 2013, is having a deficit of -37% in comparison to Plus 25% Last year from the Month of June 5th and July 12th. The total rainfall of the monsoon season is however is calculated till the month September.
As far as the entire north East concern most of the state is facing more rain deficit than last year. In 2012, Arunachal Pradesh, Plus 2%,- 2013, -37%, Assam Plus 25% and -38%, Manipur, -73% and -81%, Meghalaya,-26% and -60%, Nagaland,-37% and -53%, Tripura, Normal and -54%. If we compare to total statistic both Normal and in comparison to last year there has been less rainfall in this year. Said Sanjay Anil shaw, Director, Regional Meteorological centre, Guwahati.