In our every month in brief we explore the latest developments and themes happening across India's upstream downstream gas coal and power sectors. In this edition we look at the implication of the Indian monsoon on its energy sector. 75% of India's rainfall happens between June to September. Given the lack of water storage and irrigation infrastructure large parts of agriculture lands are dependent on the amount of rainfalls received during the monsoon season. The monsoon impact however goes beyond the agriculture GDP. It affects policy commodity demand health and also poses significant downside risks such as severe flooding.