Monsoon covers India after reaching Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar, says IMD; rains arrive 17 days ahead of schedule: The monsoon has already covered the whole nation, 17 days ahead of its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) declared the same on the last Friday.
The monsoon reached Sriganganagar, which is also the last outpost in the nation that is situated in the west Rajasthan. Its normal date to reach Sriganganagar is generally the 15 July, though.
“The monsoon [on Friday] covered the entire country,” Additional Director General Mritunjay Mohapatra said.
The will be covers the whole nation by this 1 July but West Rajasthan gets rains later, he added further.
But this year, due to good easterly winds, it has taken the rains to the whole nation in the early times, Mohapatra added.
The four-month monsoon season normally and actually STARTED FROM THIS 1 June and ends on 30 September.
This year, on the 2017, monsoon touched Kerala on 29 May, three days ahead of its normal onset which is the 1st June. It battered the western coast in the first half of June.
though, subsequent to a brief lull, it made a steady advance.
On Thursday, it reached Delhi, which is early then its schedule time.
The monsoon deficiency and insufficiency, which until early this week was 10 percent, went down to six percent on Friday.
The Southwest Monsoon provides 70 percent rains to the nation, where agriculture still remains a major and the main contributor to the GDP.