The southwest monsoon arrived in Maharashtra on Saturday, bringing showers in some coastal elements of the state, an India Meteorological Division (IMD) official mentioned. The progress of the monsoon is as per our expectations, mentioned Shubhangi Bhute, director of the IMD’s regional centre.
“The southwest monsoon has arrived in Maharashtra. It has formally reached as much as Harnai port in coastal Ratnagiri district and its precise line is unfold until Solapur and a few elements of Marathwada, adopted by some elements of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh,” she mentioned.
It’s anticipated to deliver showers to those areas, she added. “Situations are beneficial for additional development of the monsoon,” she mentioned.
A number of days again, the IMD had predicted that monsoon is more likely to be regular in north and south India, above-normal in central India and below-normal in east and northeast India.
Quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall over the nation as a complete is more likely to be 101 per cent of the Lengthy Interval Common (LPA) with a mannequin error of plus or minus 4 per cent, it had mentioned.