Monsoon reaching deep into Maharashtra, Telangana, Odisha & AP

New Delhi : Updating on the movement of the Southwest Monsoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that it is likely to advance into remaining parts of Maharashtra (including Mumbai), Telangana and Andhra Pradesh; some parts of Odisha and more parts of West Bengal during next 2-3 days.

According to the officials in IMD, the Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through lat. 18.0°N/ Long. 65°E, lat. 18.5°N/ Long. 70°E, Alibagh, Pune, Medak, Nalgonda, Rentachintala, Sriharikota , lat. 14°N/ Long. 85.0°E, 16°N/88°E, 20°N/90.5°E and 24.0°N/89.5°E and Bagdogra.

They also said that a ‘Low Pressure Area’ forming over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood around June 11, a fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity with isolated to scattered heavy falls very likely over most parts of East India and adjoining Central India from June 10 onwards.

“Isolated very heavy rainfall very likely over Odisha during June10-12, Gangetic West Bengal on 10th; Chhattisgarh on 11th and 12th and Vidarbha on 12th while isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Odisha on June 11-12.

IMD also said that due to the strengthening of westerly winds along the west coast; enhanced rainfall activity likely along the West coast including Maharashtra and Telangana from June 11 onwards and isolated very heavy rainfall very likely over Telangana on 12th, Konkan and Goa on 11th and scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy falls over Konkan, Goa on June 12.

As the southwesterly winds from Bay of Bengal to Northeast and adjoining East India geeting strengthened, a cyclonic circulation over central Assam and neighborhood and a trough from Sub Himalayan West Bengal to south Chattisgarh roughly along Long. 86°E to the north of Lat. 22°N in lower tropospheric levels, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity very likely over Northeastern state during next 4-5 days whereas isolated heavy rainfall very likely over Arunachal Pradesh on June 8-9, Assam, Meghalaya during June 8-10, over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim,Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura today.

The Weather bureau also said that dust raising strong surface winds (30-40 kmph) very likely to prevail over plains of Northwest India during June 8-10.

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