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Monsoon to be delayed by five days; to hit Kerala on June 6: IMD

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Published : May 15, 2019, 12:05 pm IST
Updated : May 15, 2019, 12:09 pm IST

Skymet, India’s only private forecaster, on Tuesday said monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4.

Monsoon rains are likely to set over the Kerala coast on June 6, the state-run India Meteorological Department said in a statement. (Photo: PTI)
 Monsoon rains are likely to set over the Kerala coast on June 6, the state-run India Meteorological Department said in a statement. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast on June 6, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country’s farm-dependent economy.

Monsoon rains are likely to set over the Kerala coast on June 6, the state-run India Meteorological Department said in a statement.

Skymet, India’s only private forecaster, on Tuesday said monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4.

Tags: new delhi, imd, monsoon, kerala
Location: India, Delhi