New Delhi: The monsoon reached Karnataka on Friday after soaking Kerala and Lakshadweep. Along with south and north Karnataka, parts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are also receiving rain.
It has been raining intermittently in Kerala and Lakshadweep for the last 24 hours. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert of heavy rain in Kerala within 12 hours. Apart from the monsoon, the possibility of rain has been predicted in different parts of the country. The reason for this is that the area of many cyclonic winds has formed simultaneously at different places.
Monsoon to reach Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Coastal Karnataka in next 24 hours
The Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the Southwest Monsoon will extend into some parts of South Arabian Sea and Central Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Kerala, Lakshadweep, parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Coastal and interior parts of Karnataka, Rayalaseema and South and South Arabian Sea over the next 24 hours. Will move towards Central Bay of Bengal.
Likely weather conditions during the next 24 hours
According to Skymet Weather, during the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain with light to moderate rain may occur at isolated places over Lakshadweep, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Maharashtra, parts of Konkan and Goa, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu and northeast India.
Light to moderate rain with light to moderate rain may occur at isolated places over Marathwada, Vidarbha, southwest Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat region. Light to moderate rain may occur over Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, parts of Chhattisgarh, east Madhya Pradesh and western Himalayas. Scattered rain and thundershowers may occur over parts of Punjab and southeast Rajasthan.
Effect of cyclonic system, rain in many states
The monsoon has started from Kerala but still it is raining in many parts of the country due to different reasons which have nothing to do with the monsoon. On Thursday, there was rain and strong winds in many areas including Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), this rain was due to easterly winds. In fact, on Thursday, a cyclonic system was formed in some areas of Uttar Pradesh and when the easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal met with it, it became a rainy season.
According to Skymet Weather, these days a cyclonic circulation is over Central Pakistan and adjoining Punjab and northwest Rajasthan. A Cyclonic Circulation is persisting over Haryana. Another cyclonic circulation is persisting over East Central Arabian Sea off the southern Maharashtra coast.
Chances of rain in these states
There is a possibility of rain in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Konkan and Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala.
On Saturday, rain is expected in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Goa, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala. Thunderstorms are likely to continue over Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan for the next three days.
When will the monsoon reach your state?
Maharashtra: June 10
Telangana: June 11
West Bengal: June 12
Odisha: June 13
Jharkhand: June 14
Bihar and Chhattisgarh: June 16
Gujarat: June 20
Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh: June 20
Uttar Pradesh: June 22
Himachal Pradesh: June 24
Rajasthan: June 25
Delhi and Haryana: June 27
Punjab: June 28