El Nino likely picks up, may further weaken Monsoon

There`s bad news for India on the weather front - the Australian weather bureau has reported that El Nino may be picking up and may onset earlier than predicted.

Country has got 90% rainfall so far: Ashwani Kumar

Union Minister Ashwani Kumar said rainfall received by the country during the current season so far stands at 90 per cent, which is six per cent short of the normal figure.