A day after the seasonal rains hit the southern coast, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday announced the arrival of the monsoon in North-East region. The Met department expects the monsoon to advance quickly in the coming days, reaching Mumbai in the next 48 hours.

East: Rain would occur at  many places in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. Would occur at a few places in Gangetic West Bengal. Would occur at isolated places in Orissa, Jharkhand and Bihar.

North: Rain would occur at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarkhand, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh including a few places in Jammu and Kashmir. Rain may occur at isolated places in east Rajasthan. Mainly dry weather would sprevail in west Rajasthan.

Central: Rain would occur at isolated places in Chhattisgarh. It may occur at isolated places in Madhya Pradesh. Mainly dry weather would prevail in Vidarbha.

Peninsula: Rain would occur at many places in coastal Karnataka,  Konkan, Goa and Kerala. Would occur at a few places in Madhya Maharashtra and interior Karnataka. Rain would occur at isolated places in Gujarat region Marathwada, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Mainly dry weather would prevail in Saurashtra and Kutch.

Islands: Would occur at few places in Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep.
   
The southwest monsoon has set in over Kerala on 5th June 2012. It has forther advanced in to remaining parts of south Arabian sea, southern parts of central Arebian sea, remaining parts of Maldives-comorin areas, entire Kerala and some parts of coastal Karnataka and south Tamil Nadu and some more parts of south and east central Bay of Bengal.

The northern limit of monsoon (nlm) passes through Latitude 13.0 degree north/longitude 60 degree east, latitude 13.0 degree north/longitude 65 degree east,  Latitude 13.0 degree north/longitude 70.0 degree east, Mangalore, Medikeri, Kodaikanal, Latitude 10.0 degree north/longitude 80.0  degree east, latitude 10.0 degree north/longitude 86.0 degree east latitude 15.0 degree north/longitude 90.0 degree east and latitude 20 degree north/longitude 93.0 degree east.

Conditions are favourble for further advance of the southwest monsoon in to some more parts of central Arebian sea, remaining parts of coastal Karnataka, Goa some parts of south Konakan, south Madhya Maharashtra and interior Karnataka, some more parts of Tamil Nadu and Bay of Bengal.

The off-shore trough at mean sea level from Karnataka coast to Lakshadweep area now extends from south Maharashtra coast to Lakshdweep area. The cyclonic circulation extending upto 1.5 kms A.S.L. lies over  Assam and Meghalaya and neighbourhood.

The western disturbance as an upper air cyclonic circulation extending upto mid tropospheric levels over north pakistan and neighbourhood  now lies over north Pakistan and adjourning Jammu and Kashmir.

System would move east-north eastwards.
   
The trough in westerlies from Assam and Meghalaya to Arakan coast has become less marked. Severe heat wave conditions prevailed in some parts of Gangetic west Bengal, Orissa, and coastal Andhra Pradesh. Heat  wave  conditions prevailed in some parts of Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Jharkhand, Bihar, East Uttar Pradesh and in remaining parts of Gangetic, West Bengal and of Orissa hot day condition prevailed in some parts of Tamil Nadu and remaining parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh.

On Tuesday, the highest maximum temperature of 46.5 degree Celsius was recorded at Panagarh (Gangetic West Bengal) in the country.

Total rainfall during the past 24 hours reported by 288 stations in the plains is 107 cms. Normal for these 288 stations is 142.2 cms.

(Agencies)

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