Monsoon makes further progress

ST CORRESPONDENT
Sunday, 26 May 2019

On Saturday, Pune reported a day temperature of 38.4 degrees Celsius

Pune: As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of south-east Bay of Bengal and north Andaman Sea, remaining parts of Nicobar Islands and southern parts of Andaman Islands with the sustained rainfall activity.

Till Saturday, the Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) passed through Hut Bay in Andaman island. Conditions are likely to become favourable for the further advance of the Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of South Bay of Bengal, Andaman Islands and north Andaman Sea during May 29-30.

While the monsoon is still weeks away, heatwave conditions continue in some parts of Vidarbha and in isolated places over south madhya Maharashtra as on Saturday. According to the Met department, the conditions would prevail till May 29 in Vidarbha and southern central Maharashtra.

Pune weather
On Saturday, Pune reported a day temperature of 38.4 degrees Celsius and a night temperature of 24.3 degrees Celsius.

According to weather forecasters, sky will remain clear till May 31 with day temperature reaching 38 degrees Celsius.

National scenario
According to the IMD forecast, heavy rains at isolated places are very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Meghalaya, sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu till May 29.

During the same time, the Met department has also forecasted heatwave conditions at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and north interior Karnataka.

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