Monday, October 18, 2021

Southwest monsoon set to arrive in national capital and cover most parts of northwest India by tomorrow

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that the South-west monsoon is set to arrive in Delhi by tomorrow, 12 days ahead of its schedule. Talking to AIR News, IMD DG, M Mahapatra said that the monsoon is on course to cover most areas of north-west India by tomorrow. He said, conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into most parts Madhya Pradesh, remaining parts of east Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, more parts of west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab during next 48 hours.

This year, the monsoon is around two weeks ahead of schedule due to a low-pressure system building up over the Bay of Bengal. The south-west monsoon generally arrives in Delhi by June 27-28.

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