Monsoon Forecast for Aug 22, 2018: Monsoon rains in West Madhya Gujarat, Maharashtra

August 21, 2018 3:07 PM |


Presently, the axis of Monsoon trough is passing through Amritsar, Narnaul, Gwalior, Jharsuguda, Chandbali and then southeastwards up to East Central Bay of Bengal.

In consequence to this, Monsoon remained vigorous over Telangana, many parts of Madhya Pradesh, isolated pockets of South Gujarat and parts of Marathwada during the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, active Monsoon conditions were witnessed over parts of Odisha, Vidarbha, rest of Madhya Pradesh and Southeast Rajasthan.

Major rainfall contribution came from Raisen that recorded 165 mm of rain, followed by Bhopla 154 mm and Matheran 131 mm.

As on August 20, the countrywide cumulative rainfall deficiency remains stagnant at -8%. Division wise, South India is the only region that is rain surplus by 13%, whereas East & Northeast India is the highest rain deficient pocket at -28%, followed by Northwest India at -6% and Central India at -3%.

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During the next 24 hours, vigorous Monsoon conditions will prevail over West Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. These areas could see moderate to heavy with isolated very heavy showers.

Active Monsoon conditions will persist in Vidarbha, Konkan & Goa, North Madhya Maharashtra that would see light to moderate with isolated heavy spells.
Meanwhile, Normal Monsoon conditions are expected over Coastal Karnataka, rest of Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, North Punjab, North Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal and northeastern states that might witness light to moderate rainfall. Rest of the country could see subdued Monsoon activities.

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