Southwest Monsoon withdraws from hills of North India, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, parts of MP, UP

October 2, 2018 8:25 AM |

 

01-10-2018-NLM---700-x-500

Updated on Oct 1, 2018: Southwest Monsoon withdrawal was delayed and began its process only on September 29. As anticipated, the withdrawal was likely to be rapid which has been the case.

Now, Monsoon has further withdrawn from major portion of Northwest India including rest of Rajasthan, entire Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh along with few parts of Central India including West and East Madhya Pradesh, some more areas of Gujarat, and North Arabian Sea.

The withdrawal line now passes through Bahraich, Nowgong, Bhopal, Indore, Bharuch, and Veraval. Now, conditions are favourable for further withdrawal of Monsoon from rest of East Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Maharashtra in the next two to three days.

However, one point to be noted is that the withdrawal of Monsoon need not be construed as the absence of rainfall activity from a particular region as there are other systems which continue giving rains.

29-09-2018-NLM

Published on Sep 29, 2018: Southwest Monsoon 2018 has finally begun its withdrawal journey on September 29. Although a delayed one but Monsoon has retreated itself from parts of Rajasthan and Kutch region of Gujarat.  The withdrawal line of Monsoon is presently passing through Anupgarh, Nagore, Jodhpur, Jallore, Nalia and Northeast Arabian Sea.

In fact, conditions are ripe for the Monsoon to withdraw rapidly from the remaining parts of Rajasthan,  some parts of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and from some more parts of Gujarat and Arabian Sea in the span of next 2-3 days.

The withdrawal process thereafter is expected to be fast and within about a week or so, Monsoon will take its leave from many parts of Northwest India.

The process of the withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon withdrawal begins in September. However, before September 1, the withdrawal is not attempted. Moreover, the process does not begin right in the beginning, and it only starts after the first ten days of the month are over.

This Monsoon season, while in the beginning it looked like Monsoon will bid adieu on time, it was the Cyclone Daye along with the Western Disturbance which resulted in fairly widespread rainfall activity over many parts of the country including North India.

All those systems have now diffused, and conditions have become favourable for the withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon which begins from extreme West Rajasthan.

There are several features which are required for the withdrawal process to begin which includes the presence of an anti-cyclone over Rajasthan and Gujarat region, rise in temperatures, change in wind pattern to northwesterly, reduction in humidity levels, minimal clouds and presence of dry weather conditions.

The most important out of these is the presence of anti-cyclone which does persist as of now over Rajasthan and adjoining areas. This anti cyclone is indicative of rain reduction as well as the change in the winds.

Please Note: Any information picked from here must be attributed to skymetweather.com

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
Widespread #rains are likely over many parts #Saurashtra and #Kutch and South #Rajasthan on June 17 and 18. t.co/7lMHpmvpHG
Sunday, June 16 21:37Reply
17 जून का मौसम पूर्वानुमान: चक्रवात वायु के कारण गुजरात में तेज़ हवाओं के साथ बारिश t.co/j2TSVaQLL3
Sunday, June 16 21:35Reply
#Weather in #Maharashtra: #Rain in #Pune, #Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara to continue, despite #CycloneVayu moving awa… t.co/oGIyW28RTI
Sunday, June 16 19:45Reply
Top 10 Rainiest Places in India on Sunday t.co/oB6SeeKvlz #Rain #Assam #Tezpur
Sunday, June 16 19:31Reply
#Monsoon2019 In India Live News And Updates: #Monsoon to advance further over parts of #Karnataka, rest of… t.co/6RIR8Se4oB
Sunday, June 16 19:00Reply
Sunday, June 16 18:45Reply
Moderate to heavy #rain and thundershowers with strong #winds will occur in #Odisha, #Chhattisgarh and… t.co/KTVF8bGcFi
Sunday, June 16 18:41Reply
जबलपुर, ग्वालियर, बुहानपुर, रायपुर और दुर्ग में बारिश t.co/sVkkrpvgLR
Sunday, June 16 18:39Reply

latest news

USAID Skymet Partnership

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try