As per IMD, the monsoon trough is active and south of its normal position. Similarly, strong westerly winds prevail along the west coast in the lower tropospheric levels.
The southwest monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of North Arabian Sea, Gujarat and Rajasthan today, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Since the onset in some parts, there has been an increase in the rainfall activities in Odisha. The pre-monsoon activities were crucial in the further advancement of the monsoon in the State.
The conditions are favorable for further advance of monsoon into some more parts of Madhya Pradesh, remaining parts of Vidarbha, Andhra Pradesh and northwest Bay of Bengal, some more parts of of Chhattisgarh and Odisha, some more parts of Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar and northeast Uttar Pradesh during the next 2-3 days.
IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar heavy rainfall is likely to occur in some districts in 24 hours.Similarly, several parts of the State will continue to experience thunderstorm activities in the coming days. The intensity of rainfall is likely to increase from June 20, said IMD.
The arrival of monsoon is certainly a positive sign as it will be crucial for agriculture. As per IMD, some parts of southern Odisha experienced rainfall activities today.
The southwest monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of northwest and westcentral Bay of Bengal, remaining parts of northeast and eastcentral Bay of Bengal, entire northeastern states and some parts of Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.
India received 3 per cent excess rain since March 1 with the south peninsula experiencing large excess rain while northwestern parts of the country remained dry and in the grip of severe heatwaves.
As per IMD, the advancement is likely over some parts of Southwest Arabian Sea, some more parts of Southeast Arabian Sea, Maldives and Comorin area, South and Eastcentral Bay of Bengal and some parts of Northeast Bay of Bengal during next 48 hours.
IMD has also announced a slight reduction in the new normal for all India rainfall based on decadal data.
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