GET Stock QuotesNews18 APP
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
»
1-min read

Southwest Monsoon to Hit Kerala on May 28, Says Skymet

The monsoon is expected to reach the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on May 20 and is expected to advance further to Sri Lanka and over East Central Bay of Bengal on May 24, said private weather forecasting agency Skymet.

PTI

Updated:May 13, 2018, 8:42 AM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Southwest Monsoon to Hit Kerala on May 28, Says Skymet
A man is seen silhouetted as pre monsoon clouds loom on the horizon. (AP)
Loading...
New Delhi: The Southwest Monsoon, which brings seasonal rain to the Indian subcontinent, will hit Kerala on May 28, four days ahead of its normal onset date, private weather forecasting agency Skymet said on Sunday.

The monsoon is expected to reach the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on May 20 and is expected to advance further to Sri Lanka and over East Central Bay of Bengal on May 24, it said. "The monsoon is expected to hit Kerala on May 28," Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) of Skymet, said.

The normal date for onset of the monsoon in Kerala is June 1. This year, the Skymet and India Meteorological Department have predicted a normal monsoon.
| Edited by: Aditya Nair
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Loading...