Monsoon Forecast for Sep 15, 2018: Heavy rain in Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam

September 14, 2018 6:17 PM |


The axis of monsoon trough continues to run close to the foothills of the Himalayas. With this, during the last 24 hours, Monsoon remained vigorous over Assam and parts of Himachal Pradesh. At the same time, active monsoon conditions were witnessed over Uttarakhand, parts of Bihar and Andhra Pradesh.

In the last 24 hours, major rainfall contribution came from Dhubri in Assam which recorded 138 mm of rain, followed by Dharamshala at 124 mm, Jalpaiguri 102 mm and Haridwar 97 mm.

As on September 14, the country wide rainfall deficiency remains at 8 percent. South India is the only sub-division with surplus rains of 1%. Meanwhile, northwest, central and east & northeast India are still rain deficient by 4%, 4% and 23%, respectively.

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During the next 24 hours, vigorous Monsoon conditions would give moderate to heavy rains over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam. Active Monsoon conditions will occur over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, giving light to moderate rains with few heavy spells.

Meanwhile, Monsoon will remain normal over North Punjab, North Haryana, Northeast Madhya Pradesh, North Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, parts of Odisha, rest northeastern states, parts of Tamil Nadu and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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