Submit :
News                      Photos                     Just In                     Debate Topic                     Latest News                    Articles                    Local News                    Blog Posts                     Pictures                    Reviews                    Recipes                    
Monsoon to hit Delhi and other northern states around June 25
South-west monsoon has hit the coastal state of Kerala yesterday and is gradually moving toward other parts in the country. The meteorologist are expecting that the south-west monsoon will hit the northern parts of the country like Delhi and states by June 25.
Along with Kerala, Lakshadweep and north interior Karnataka also got wet in monsoon's first rainfall. Isolated rainfall also occurred over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, coastal and south interior Karnataka.

At one side when the southern Indian state has got respite from heat, courtesy monsoon, the northern Indian states like Delhi, UP, MP, Bihar are reeling under scorching heat. If one believe whether forecasters, these states are not going to get relief from heat very soon.

Chief meteorologist at weather forecasting agency Skymet, Mahesh Palawat, said, “There is no visible forecast of decrease in national capital's heat wave as the monsoon may take some more days to reach Delhi. It will reach Mumbai on 14-15th June and Delhi will see the monsoon on 24-25 June.”

This year Delhi will receive only scattered rainfall because of revolving el-nino conditions. Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana and some northern states will also face moderate to low rain fall, he added.

Palawat said that there was no visible forecast of respite from heat-wave for north India. It will continue till next week and temperature may hang around 45-47 degree Celsius.

In Kerala the rainfall will continue for next 24 hours and then will take a 48 hour gap and resume.

Meanwhile West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram, south interior Karnataka and Kerala and north Tamil Nadu are likely to meet isolated heavy rainfall.

Generally monsoon arrives in India between extreme late May to first June. Last year it arrived on first June and this year the met department expected it on 5th June. Along with lowering the temperature and balancing the heatwave monsoon controls India's agriculture, which is the backbone of Indian economy.

Email Id
Verification Code
Email me on reply to my comment
Email me when other CJs comment on this article
Sign in to set your preference
merinews for RTI activists

Not finding what you are looking for? Search here.