This year, Southwest Monsoon has made onset over Kerala before the scheduled date on May 28. In fact, it has been progressing at a faster pace as compared to the past years.
The first week of commencement saw a mixed performance of Monsoon over Kerala as well as Karnataka, wherein it left Kerala with a rain deficiency of 27% and Coastal Karnataka at 43%.
On the contrary, interior parts of Karnataka has done well in terms of precipitation, wherein north Interior parts of the state witnessed excess rain of 87% and south interior portion 46%.
During the Monsoon season, the rainfall is most expected to be widespread over the mentioned states of South India, so much so that they both contribute enormously towards Monsoon.
As per weathermen at Skymet Weather, there have been extensive heavy to very heavy rains over Kerala and Coastal Karnataka during the last 24 hours. In fact, light to moderate showers along with isolated heavy spells were also witnessed over the interior chunk of Karnataka.
Rain activity in Kerala during last 24 hours:
Rain activity in Karnataka during last 24 hours:
Southwest Monsoon has already covered the entire Karnataka and Kerala. So we can expect the rain affair of heavy to very heavy rains to continue over Kerala and Coastal Karnataka during the next four days. On a similar note, moderate showers will lash the interior districts of Karnataka. Subsequently, the Monsoon showers are likely to be light after June 15.
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