There was good rain in the beginning of June and the country had 42 per cent surplus monsoon till June 20, which has come down to just 16 per cent till June 28. By the end of June, the surplus monsoon across the country may reduce to 10 percent or less.
symbolic picture. (PTI Photo)
The Southwest Monsoon has reached its final end in West India i.e. Barmer. But it is yet to reach the plains of North India including Delhi. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) gave this information on Tuesday. At the same time, according to private weather forecasting agency Skymet Weather, easterly winds will blow from the Bay of Bengal from July 8. Only after this will the monsoon progress in the rest of the country. Till then these areas will have to wait for rain.
At present, the trend of weakening monsoon is still going on. Due to this, the concern of the farmers engaged in the cultivation of Kharif crops has increased. They are worried about the drying up of the crop in the field. Earlier, there was good rain in early June and the country had 42 per cent surplus monsoon till June 20, which has come down to just 16 per cent till June 28. By the end of June, the surplus monsoon across the country may reduce to 10 percent or less. However, it is still raining well in the states of eastern India. It is still raining moderately in some parts of Odisha, West Bengal, Northeast states and Bihar.
Monsoon reached Barmer two weeks ago
According to IMD, the Northern Limit of Monsoon is still passing through Barmer, Bhilwara, Dholpur, Aligarh, Meerut, Ambala and Amritsar. There has been no change in this since June 16. After arriving two days late in Kerala, Monsoon had covered East, Central and adjoining North-West India 7 to 10 days before normal. Now it has also covered parts of North India including Barmer in Rajasthan. But parts of West Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana are yet to receive rain.
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the Regional Forecasting Center of the Meteorological Department, said that Barmer is one of the few areas of western Rajasthan where the monsoon reaches the last. Generally, the Southwest Monsoon reaches western Rajasthan by the first week of July. IMD Director General Mrityunjay Mohapatra said that this time the monsoon has reached Barmer two weeks before its scheduled time.
Monsoon may gain momentum after July 8
Mohapatra said, ‘A system formed in the Arabian Sea gave impetus to the monsoon, which covered parts of Rajasthan including Barmer.’ He said that easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal bring monsoon over Delhi, Haryana, parts of Punjab, western Uttar Pradesh and western Rajasthan. But at present there is no active system in the Bay of Bengal which can help the easterly winds to bring Monsoon into the region.
At the same time, according to the report of Skymet Weather, from July 1, the monsoon will become active again in East and Central Uttar Pradesh. After this there will be good rain in the area. At the same time, there will be good rain in the Terai areas of Bihar for two-three days. After this, around July 8, the easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal will become active and at this time the monsoon can gain momentum.
There will be rain in these areas in the next 24 hours
According to another report by Skymet Weather, a trough is running from Uttarakhand to Assam through the foothills of UP, Bihar and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal. The agency has said that in the next 24 hours, Bihar, Sikkim, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh may receive light to moderate rain with one or two heavy rains.
Light to moderate rain is likely over rest of Northeast India, parts of South Madhya Pradesh, parts of Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep. is. Moderate rain with one or two places may occur over Marathwada, Tamil Nadu, South Gujarat and Uttarakhand.
Also read- Cultivate this type of cauliflower in June-July, farmers will earn well