New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday (September 10, 2021) said that the monsoon trough lies south of its normal position and is very likely to be south of its normal position during next 2-3 days. The weather department predicted enhance rainfall activity over northwest India on September 11. It also said that there will be an increase in rainfall activity over East Central India and the West coast from September 12.
Heavy falls over Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
The IMD has said that isolated heavy falls are likely over Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on September 14.
Widespread rainfall to continue over Gujarat, east Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh
The IMD predicted that fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls are likely to continue over Gujarat, east Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh from September 10 to September 15.
It said isolated heavy to very heavy falls is likely over Gujarat during September 13-14, over east Rajasthan during September 10–12 and over east Madhya Pradesh on September 14.
Heavy to very heavy falls over Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan and Haryana
The weather department has predicted isolated heavy to very heavy falls over Punjab on September 11 and over Himachal Pradesh, west Rajasthan and Haryana on September 11.
Heavy falls are likely over Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala
Isolated heavy falls are likely over coastal Andhra Pradesh and coastal Karnataka during the next 5 days, over Kerala during September 12 and September 14 and over south interior Karnataka during September 13 and September 14.
Heavy to very heavy falls over Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
Isolated heavy to very heavy falls are also likely over west Uttar Pradesh between September 10 and 12 and over Uttarakhand on September 12 and 13.
Goa, Odisha and Chhattisgarh to witness fairly widespread rainfall
The IMD said that Goa, Odisha and Chhattisgarh will witness fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls during September 12-14.
Rainfall in August was the lowest in 19 years
Earlier on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department had said that rainfall in August, which recorded 24 per cent deficiency, was the lowest in 19 years. It said that two major spells of weak monsoon prevailed over the country — from August 9-16 and August 23-27 — when northwest, central and adjoining peninsular and west coast of India had subdued rainfall activities.
This is to be noted that the southwest monsoon season officially commences from June 1 and lasts till September 30. The month of June recorded 10 per cent more rainfall, but both July and August clocked deficiency of seven and 24 per cent respectively, the IMD data said.