Articles tagged under: Monsoon 2019

Monsoon 2019 likely to arrive 5 days late on June 6: IMD

May 15, 2019
Monsoon 2019 likely to arrive 5 days late on June 6: IMD

New Delhi:The monsoon is likely to be delayed this year as its arrival expected on June 6, five days after its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday. "This year, the statistical model forecast suggests that the monsoon onset over Kerala is likely to be slightly delayed," the IMD said. "The southwest monsoon onset is likely to set over Kerala on 6th June with a model error of plus or minus 4 days." "Conditions are becoming favourable for advance of sou...Read More

Non-seasonal rain lowers temperatures considerably, weather becomes pleasant but mercury to rise again after 24 hours

April 16, 2019
Non-seasonal rain lowers temperatures considerably, weather becomes pleasant but mercury to rise again after 24 hours

Ahmedabad: Even as the non-seasonal rain and hailstorm at several places in Gujarat, especially its Northern, central and Saurashtra region this afternoon lowered the temperatures considerably making the weather somewhat pleasant after the recent spell of untimely heat-waves, the met department has said that there would again be a rise in temperatures after 24 hours. Maximum temperature across Gujarat today remained below 40 °C with most of the places seeing lower than 35 °C te...Read More

Near normal monsoon with 96% rainfall this year: IMD

April 15, 2019
Near normal monsoon with 96% rainfall this year: IMD

New Delhi: Rainfall in upcoming June-September monsoon period across India is likely to be 96% of the long period average of 89 cm, which is near normal, said M Rajeevan, secretary, ministry of earth science.   Summary of the Forecast Assessment Southwest monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be near normal. Quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall is likely to be 96% of the Long Period Average (LPA) wi...Read More