The monsoon usually arrives in Mumbai by June 10. The MET department had initially predicted that this year the rainy season would make its fall on May 30 with "below normal" Monsoon, but later downgraded its forecast to 'deficient' rainfall.

Southwest Monsoon had set over Kerala on June 5, 2015 as against the normal date of June 1. The onset of monsoon is declared on the basis of amount of rain received at these 14 stations.

The Met Department revised its forecast from 93 percent to 88 percent Long Period Average (LPA), with north-west region of the country expected to be hit the most.

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