PUNE: According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), conditions are likely to become favourable for the commencement of withdrawal of southwest monsoon from parts of northwest India around September 28.
IMD also noted that, as of Monday, the southwest monsoon has been vigorous over Tamil Nadu and active over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Rayalaseema and interior Karnataka.
However, it has been subdued over Konkan and Goa, Marathwada, Vidarbha, Arunachal Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Kerala.
Till Monday morning, many parts of Madhya Maharashtra, some parts of Marathwada, and a few parts of Vidarbha experienced rainfall. Heavy rain occurred during the same time at isolated places over Jharkhand, south Madhya Maharashtra and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, informed IMD.
For the coming week, in Maharashtra, IMD has forecasted that on September 28, some parts of Konkan and Goa region would experience heavy rainfall.
Across the country, rainfall is expected at many places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, northeast, east and peninsular India. Isolated to scattered rain is likely over central and adjoining west India. Weather is likely to be dry over most parts of northwest India.
Also, maximum temperatures across the country are very likely to rise by two to three degree Celsius over northwest India in the coming days. However, no significant change in maximum and minimum temperatures is expected over the rest of the country during next two days.