The conditions are favourable for the advancement of southwest monsoon in several parts of the country.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said the monsoon is expected to further advance into more parts of north Arabian sea, some more parts of Gujarat state, some parts of south Madhya Pradesh, entire Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, some parts of Vidarbha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Westcentral and northwest Bay of Bengal, some parts of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar during subsequent 2-3 days.
The current spell of intense rainfall likely to continue over Northeast India and SubHimalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next five days.
Rainfall/thunderstorm Forecast & Warnings:
Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely over Arunachal Pradesh and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim during next five days and heavy rainfall over Nagaland and Manipur during June 15- 18.
Isolated extremely heavy rainfall is also likely over Arunachal Pradesh on June 15 and 16 and over Assam and Meghalaya during next 5 days.
The overall rainfall activity is likely to increase gradually over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal with fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning/gusty winds during the next five days.
Maximum temperature forecast and heatwave warnings:
A gradual fall in maximum temperatures by 2 to 3 degree C is very likely over Northwest India during next 3 days and no significant change thereafter.
No significant change in maximum temperatures is likely over East India today and a gradual fall by 2 to 4⁰ C thereafter.