Consensus Outlook for 2019 June-September Rainfall
The map above shows the most likely categories of rainfall over South Asia from June to September 2019. Normal rainfall is most likely during the 2019 southwest monsoon season (June – September) over most parts of South Asia, including the Maldives. However, above normal rainfall is likely over some northern parts of the region, eastern coastal areas of Peninsular India, Sri Lanka, southern parts of Myanmar, and most parts of Andaman Nicobar Islands. Below-normal rainfall is likely over some areas of southern Pakistan, some areas along the west coast of Peninsular India, northern parts of central India and some areas of the northeastern part of the region. June to September 2019, Maldives is likely to experience normal rainfall. For more information and further updates on the seasonal outlook over the Maldives, Maldives Meteorological Service can be consulted. Details on South Asian Climate Outlook Forum Consensus Statement issued can be downloaded from the link below.