Nellore: Nellore received 37.2 per cent excess rainfall by the end of September 2nd week since June 1.
From June 1, the district received 382.1 mm against the normal of 278.7 mm. There was less rainfall even up to July but the situation improved with somewhat good rains since August.
Reports said that the district received 59.6 mm in July against normal of 86.3 mm; 147.5 mm against 86.1 mm in August and 99.7 mm against normal of 49.4 mm during second week of September. Finally, 35 mandals out of 46 have witnessed excess rainfall whereas others remain under normal category and luckily no single mandal has been fallen deficit category.