Weather Update : Conditions Favourable For Advancement of SouthWest Monsoon : IMD

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Pune, June 17 : Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon over some more parts of south Peninsular and east India and adjoining areas during 19th-22nd June.

Heat Wave to Severe Heat Wave conditions prevailed over many parts of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar; in isolated pockets over Tamil Nadu. Heat Wave conditions prevailed over many parts of east Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha; in some parts of east Uttar Pradesh; in isolated pockets over Rayalaseema. 

Day temperatures were markedly above normal (5.1°C or more) at most places over Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Telangana; at many places over Vidarbha, Bihar, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal; at isolated places over east Madhya Pradesh and east Uttar Pradesh; appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at most places over coastal Karnataka, north Interior Karnataka and Rayalaseema; at many places over Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal; at a few places over west Madhya Pradesh; at isolated places over west Uttar Pradesh; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Lakshadweep. They were markedly below normal (-5.1°C or less) at many places over Assam, Meghalaya, Saurashtra and Kutch; at a few places over Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat Region and west Rajasthan; appreciably below normal (-3.1°C to -5.0°C) at a few places over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and east Rajasthan; below normal (-1.6°C to -3.0°C) at many places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands; at isolated places over Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, Muzaffarabad and near normal over rest parts of the country. 

The highest maximum temperature of 45.4°C was reported at Jharsuguda (Odisha).
Thunderstorm observed at isolated places over Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, west Rajasthan, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Odisha, Saurashtra, Kutch, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Kerala and Mahe.

Rain or thundershowers have occurred at most places in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Saurashtra and Kutch and at many places in Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, west Rajasthan, Gujarat Region and Konkan and Goa and at a few places in coastal Karnataka and Kerala and at isolated places in Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, west Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalseema, Tamil Nadu, north interior Karnataka, south Interior Karnataka and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Mainly dry weather has prevailed in Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Marathwada and Lakshadweep.