Monsoon may cover entire country in next 2-3 days, early by almost a week

The monsoon advances to the last land mass frontier currently by several days ahead of schedule and It may cover the entire land area in the next two to three days, even a week earlier than usual. By Wednesday evening, its northern limit had reached Bikaner (near the international border); Narnool (Haryana) and Firozpur (Punjab), Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

ahead of his time

Conditions are favorable for further advance in the remaining parts of the country through Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab over the next two or three days. The normal date for this to happen is July 8th.

large deficit areas

The orderly progression of the monsoon over the past few days has been attributed to the movement of the ‘deep’ along the most ideal path through the primary farmland. But Wednesday also saw eastern Uttar Pradesh join the list of meteorological divisions with significant deficits (above -60 per cent) along with Kerala, Madhya Maharashtra, Maratwada and Bihar. The deficit for the country as a whole narrowed to -16 percent thanks to the torrential to very heavy rains it received elsewhere. Forecasts indicated that a similar pattern would emerge over the next few days as well.

More rain for northern India

In northwestern India, the International Institute of Physics has forecast light to moderate to moderately widespread to widespread rain with isolated torrential rains over Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Haryana over the next three days. It will be isolated from heavy to very heavy east of Rajasthan from Friday to Sunday and over Uttarakhand on Friday.

eastern and central India

For central India, it will be light to moderate to somewhat widespread to isolated heavy rains, thunderstorms and lightning over Madhya Pradesh over the next three days and over Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha until Friday. It will be heavily isolated over western Madhya Pradesh until Friday. Parts of eastern and northeastern India as well as the southern peninsula may experience heavy rains. But the intensity may drop to next week, also July 1st, which is the wettest month out of all the four months.