S W Monsoon advances in South and East India

S W Monsoon advances in South and East India

Agency News

New Delhi, June 7 : Southwest monsoon further advanced into some more parts of south interior Karnataka, parts of Rayalaseema, most parts of Tamil Nadu, entire southwest and east central Bay of Bengal, more parts of west central northwest and northeast Bay of Bengal.

According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorology Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) now passed through Karwar, Shimoga, Tumukuru, Chittoor and Chennai.

During the next two days, conditions were likely to become favourable subsequently for further advance of Southwest monsoon into some more parts of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, coastal Andhra Pradesh, remaining parts of Bay of Bengal and northeastern states, Sikkim, some parts of Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal, an official release here said.

Meanwhile, conditions were becoming favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into more parts of Central Arabian Sea, Goa, parts of Konkan, more parts of Karnataka, Rayalaseema, remaining parts of Tamil Nadu, some parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh, more parts of Central and North Bay of Bengal and parts of Northeastern starts during next 23 days. The Western Disturbance as a trough persisted as also cyclonic circulation over northwest Rajasthan and its neighbourhood, north Punjab, Bihar and adjoining East Uttar Pradesh, northeast Uttar Pradesh and its neighbourhood and Central Gujarat. "The cyclonic circulation over east central Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Andaman Sea now lies over east central Bay of Bengal and extends upto mid tropospheric level.

Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over east central Bay of Bengal during next 48 hours. It is likely to move west northwestwards and become more marked during subsequent 24 hours," the release said. However, a cyclonic circulation lying over Southeast Arabian Sea off Kerala Coast at 5.8 km above mean sea level and that over east Vidarbha and neighbourhood extending up to 0.9 km above mean sea level had become less marked. Giving the general weather forecast for next five days (up to 0830 hrs of June 12), IMD said there was no significant change in maximum temperature during the next 24 hours and rise by 2-4 degrees during the next three days over plains of Northwest India. Isolated precipitation was likely over Northwest India. (UNI)