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Monsoon likely to reach Maharashtra by June 6, says Met department

ANI
Published : Jun 5, 2018, 7:57 pm IST
Updated : Jun 5, 2018, 7:57 pm IST

IMD has predicted normal rainfall for the country, as well as Maharashtra.

Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning on Monday night, causing water-logging and disruption of local train services. (Representational Image)
 Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning on Monday night, causing water-logging and disruption of local train services. (Representational Image)

Mumbai: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that monsoon is likely to reach Maharashtra and surrounding areas by June 6.

Rainfall is expected by June 7.

 

IMD has predicted normal rainfall for the country, as well as Maharashtra.

"The rainfall will start from June 7 and by June 9 there will be extremely heavy rainfall," Ajay Kumar, scientist, Indian Meteorological Department told news agency ANI.

"Heavy rainfall is likely from June 8 to June 10 or 11. Konkan area (Thane, Palghar, Greater Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Ratnagiri) will receive heavy rainfall," he added.

Mumbai witnessed heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning on Monday night, causing water-logging and disruption of local train services.

Monsoon has already hit Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and North-East and will move up north after Maharashtra.

 

Tags: monsoon, maharashtra, met department
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)