Updated on July 2, 2017: After a long wait, Southwest Monsoon 2017 has made a further advancement over entire Delhi-NCR, more parts of Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh, remaining areas of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand along with some areas of Haryana. Now, the Northern Limit of Monsoon is passing through Lat. 26 /Long. 70.0°E, Barmer, Sikar, Sonipat, Shimla, Baderwah, Dharamsala, Pahalgam and Lati. 35°N /Long. 74.0°E.
June 25. 2017: Southwest Monsoon has finally covered the entire Chhattisgarh and some parts of Madhya Pradesh. In fact, Monsoon has also reached more parts of Gujarat as well as the Bihar region.
Southwest Monsoon 2017 to cover entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands Southwest Monsoon made an early arrival over the Nicobar Islands and its adjoining areas. In fact, it made an onset over parts of Southeast Bay of Bengal, South Andaman Sea and Nicobar Islands about six days before it usually does. Not only this, conditions are also favourable for the further advancement of Southwest Monsoon over entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the next 48 hours. Currently, the Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) is passing through Latitude 5°N/Longitude 86°E, Latitude 9°N/Longitude 90°E, Hut Bay and Latitude 14°N/Longitude 98°E. As per weathermen, rainfall intensity over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands will vary between being moderate to heavy. The possibility of a few very heavy showers over some areas cannot be ruled out. However, weather in Southwest Bay of Bengal will remain dry. Therefore, the Northern Limit of Monsoon is expected to move slightly northwards over the Andaman Sea. Related Post: What is the Northern Limit of Monsoon? However, commencement of Monsoon over the mainland is far away and conditions are still not conducive for increase in rain activity over Southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining areas. Skymet will continue to keep a watch on the weather conditions responsible for bringing Monsoon over the mainland. Any information taken from here should be credited to skymetweather.com