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Conditions favourable for onset of Monsoon over Kerala around June 5

Monday, Jun 1, 2015,21:53 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Pune | Persistence of convection indicates that conditions are becoming favourable for the onset of southwest Monsoon over Kerala around June five.
Thunderstorms with squall would occur at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, west Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, north
Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh and north Tamil Nadu during next 24 hours. Thunderstorm accompanied with dust storm would occur at isolated places over north Madhya Pradesh. Heavy to very heavy rain would occur at isolated places over Assam and Meghalaya.
Heavy rain would occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. Heat wave conditions would occur at isolated places over Jharkhand and west Madhya Pradesh during the period. Heat wave conditions prevailed at a few places over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha during past 24 hours.
Day temperatures were markedly above normal in some parts of Telangana during the period. They were appreciably above normal in Gujarat Region, north interior Karnataka, some parts of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Saurashtra, Kutch, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Rayalaseema and Kerala, and in remaining parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha.
They were above normal in some parts of Odisha, Jharkhand, Konkan, Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh, coastal Karnataka and south interior Karnataka, and in remaining parts of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, east Uttar Pradesh, Saurashtra, Kutch, Telangana and Kerala.
They were markedly below normal in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya.  They were appreciably below normal in Punjab, some parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and west Uttar Pradesh. They were below normal in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, and in remaining parts of Assam, Meghalaya and Odisha.
The highest maximum temperature of 46.8 degree Celsius has been recorded at Chandrapur (Vidarbha) in the plains of the country.  Thunderstorms had occurred at isolated places over Western Himalayan Region, Assam, Meghalaya, west Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal,  Sikkim, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Jharkhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep during past 24 hours.
Rain or thundershowers had occurred at most places in Arunachal Pradesh and south interior Karnataka. They had occurred at many places in Assam, Meghalaya, Sub- Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Rayalaseema, north interior Karnataka and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and at a few places in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, coastal Karnataka and Kerala.
They had also occurred at isolated places in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, west Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu . Mainly dry weather prevailed over Jharkhand, Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Lakshadweep.