SW Monsoon likely to make complete withdrawal by Oct 28

New Delhi, Oct 26 (UNI) India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that with setting in of northeasterly winds in the lower tropospheric levels over Bay of Bengal and extreme south peninsular India, the Southwest Monsoon is likely to make complete withdrawal around October 28.

The withdrawal line of the Southwest Monsoon now passes through Lat. 27°N/Long.90°E, Cooch Behar, Sriniketan, Ghatshila, Keonjhargarh, Nowrangpur, Elluru, Nalgonda, Nanded, Nasik, Dahanu, Lat.20°N/Long.65°E and Lat.20°N/Long.60°E.

According IMD, the Southwest Monsoon has further withdrawn from some more parts of Gangetic West Bengal, most parts of Jharkhand, some parts of Odisha, remaining parts of Chhattisgarh, some parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, entire Vidarbha, remaining parts of Madhya Pradesh, some parts of Marathwada, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and remaining parts of Gujarat and North Arabian Sea on October 28.

A cyclonic circulation lies over Southeast and adjoining Central Bay of Bengal at lower tropospheric levels. A trough runs from the above cyclonic circulation to south Tamil Nadu across Southwest Bay of Bengal at 1.5 km above mean sea level and under the influence of these systems, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls very likely over Kerala and Tamil Nadu during next five days, the national weather bureau said.


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