RTTNews - India's south-west monsoon, which runs from June to September, revived on June 21 after a two-week lull and conditions are favorable for further advance of the monsoon over more parts of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the Indian Meteorological department said on its website. The rains resumed on Sunday after being stagnant since June 7.

On Thursday, the IMD said the country's monsoon rainfall during the first two weeks of June was at 39.5 mm, 45 per cent below the normal.

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