Monsoon Season, Mumbai

by: Blaine Skrainka

July 19, 2012

Monsoon season in Mumbai
Girgaum Chowpatty beach in Mumbai (Ahmad Masood/Reuters)

Nearing the midpoint of India’s Monsoon season that runs from from June to September, lack of precipitation has farmers and global futures markets worried. It is too soon to have been officially labeled a drought, but rainfall for this time of year stands at 22 percent below average. The dryer than usual conditions are curbing food production on the subcontinent and pushing consumer prices higher. Read more here.

Monsoon season in Mumbai
(Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency)


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