The Southwest monsoon has been 'vigorous' over Telangana and 'active' over Konkan and Goa, Vidarbha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and South Interior Karnataka, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said and 'heavy' to 'very heavy' rainfall is expected in many parts of this region over the next 48-72 hours.
    
According to Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, the offshore trough running from south Gujarat coast up to Kerala is causing rain in the region.

Since last 24 hours, Mumbai has recorded a whopping 283 mm of rain, which pushes the total rainfall received so far in the month of June to 537 mm. This is more than the monthly average of 523 mm. High tide of 4.60 metres is also expected around 2 pm.
    
The India Meteorological Department said, "Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in the districts of Konkan region and Goa during the next 72 hours, starting from the morning of June 20."

"Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in districts of Marathwada during the next 24 hours," it said.

Meanwhile, despite the heavy rainfall in parts of the country, the Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) has not made any advancement for the sixth consecutive day.

It continues to pass through Veraval, Surat, Ujjain, Narsinghpur, Raipur, Phulbani, Cuttack, Digha, Kalingapatnam, Krishnanagar and Darjeeling, IMD said in its bulletin.

Incidentally, the East and West Uttar Pradesh has recorded 'scanty' rainfall whereas east and west Rajasthan has witnessed excess rainfall from June 1 till date.

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