After much speculation, Monsoon 2017 had finally made onset over Indian mainland of Kerala on May 30. Presently, the western arm of Monsoon is progressing at a faster pace and has now reached Coastal Maharashtra and Coastal Andhra Pradesh, while advancement of the eastern arm of the Monsoon remained comparatively sluggish is yet to cover remaining parts of Northeast India.
Monsoon has finally made an onset over Mumbai along with parts of Maharashtra, Telangana few areas of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal. During the same time period, it is also likely to enter some parts of East India.
Skymet Weather is predicting that performance of Southwest Monsoon will remain satisfactory in the month of June. Particularly, places along the West Coast are likely to record good rains.
As on June 12, countrywide cumulative rainfall is surplus by 18%.