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Kasaragod: South West Monsoon has started to retreat from various parts of the country. The India Meteorological Department has informed that anti-cyclone, which hints at the withdrawal of monsoon, has started to form in the southwestern parts of India.
It is reported that the south west monsoon has started to retreat from parts of south west Rajasthan.
Kerala has recorded 11 per cent deficient rainfall. Till date, the state received only 1730.5 mm rainfall in place of 1935 mm expected rainfall. Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram recorded 20 per cent deficient rains. Compared to last year, other districts also received low rainfall.
In Kerala, Kasaragod received the highest rainfall of 2754.6 mm. Kannur which recorded 2328.5 mm was placed second in the list of highest rainfall recorded districts.
While Wayanad recorded 2259.2 mm rainfall, Kozhikode and Idukki received 2248.6 mm and 2168.9 mm rainfall respectively.