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2021’s southwest monsoon withdrawal 5th most delayed since 1975: IMD

IMD announces complete withdrawal of southwest monsoon from India on Monday New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday announced that southwest monsoon has completely withdrawn from the country. According to IMD, this is the fifth most delayed withdrawal of the southwest monsoon. Shockingly, four of these five times have been since 2010. “In...

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala after a delay of two days

Two days behind its regular schedule, southwest monsoon finally hit the Kerala coast marking the onset of monsoon in the country, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The northern limit of the monsoon currently passes through Kochi and Palayamkottai. The Met said, “Southwest monsoon has advanced into some parts of south Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep...

IMD predicts normal monsoon for India in 2021

Although the onset of southwest monsoon in Kerala has got slightly delayed, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted a normal monsoon for the country this year, with rainfall likely to be in the range of 96-104 per cent of the long period average (LPA). Notably, the long period average of the monsoon season...

IMD predicts normal monsoon for India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a ‘normal’ monsoon this year for the country. As per the prediction, the southwest monsoon season from June to September is likely to be normal with an expected rainfall of around 98 per cent of the long period average. Notably, the long period average of the monsoon season...

IMD declares onset of southwest monsoon in Kerala

The southwest monsoon has finally arrived in Kerala. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that the southwest monsoon has made its onset in Kerala. IMD had earlier predicted that the southwest monsoon will make an onset over Kerala on June 1 with the formation of a cyclonic circulation. IMD director general Mrutyunjay Mohapatra...

Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 5: IMD

In what could be a major relief from the scorching sun, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that the southwest monsoon is likely to mark its entry in the country through Kerala on June 5. While the normal date of onset is June 1, this year the monsoon is likely to be slightly...