June-Sept monsoon season records 14% less rainfall
That makes this the first back-to-back drought in three decades, and only the fourth in more than a century. The scant rains have hit the yields of summer-sown crops, especially in the south of the country.
New Delhi Last Updated: September 30, 2015 | 20:50 IST
The IMD office had forecast a 12 per cent rain deficit. (Photo: Reuters)