Monsoon to revive in 2 days: Met

India's monsoon rains have not advanced to new areas in the past 10 days, but are likely to do so in the next 2 days, an official at the weather office said today.
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Updated on Jun 28, 2010 12:50 PM IST
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India's monsoon rains have not advanced to new areas in the past 10 days, but are likely to do so in the next 2 days, an official at the weather office said on Monday. "We expect the southwest monsoon to cover new areas in the next two days," BP Yadav, spokesman of the India Meteorological Department said.

Yadav said the monsoon rains, vital for the farm-dependent economy, would bounce back next month.

"We expect some spectacular revival in July," he added.

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