Monsoon likely to hit Kerala today


Heavy rain is likely to hit Kerala and others parts of country on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) declared.

The meteorological department stated on Tuesday that the monsoon will hit Lakshadweep, coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and several portions of northeastern states in 24 hours.

The monsoon will strike Kerala in the starting of June.

“The earlier prediction for Kerala was June 5,” IMD official M. Mahapatra stated.

The cyclonic rainstorm is likely to hit Bay of Bengal, southeast of Kolkata, Bangladesh’s Chittagong. On May 30, the monsoon will strike Andaman Islands and West Begal.

Forecast agency Skymet’s Director Mahesh Palawat stated, “This would affect the northeastern region, and there are chances of heavy to extremely-heavy rains in Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura in next 24 hours. In Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalayam there are chances of heavy rains in next two to three days.”

The rain will hit Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, east Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Kerala, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands; Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh; Jammu and Kashmir, Vidarbha in Maharashtra, Gangetic West Bengal and Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya, Chhattisgarh, coastal Karnataka and at isolated places over north Rajasthan, north Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, south interior Karnataka and coastal Andhra Pradesh in 24 hours.

“The rain and thundershowers are likely to hit many places over Kerala, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and northeastern states between June 3 to June 5,” it said.

“For Delhi, there would be on and off pre-rainstorm showers. Before the finish of June, the rainstorm would formally achieve Delhi and Haryana as per the present climate design,” it said.