The India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials informed that the southwest monsoon has arrived in Maharashtra on Saturday, bringing showers in some coastal parts of the state.
The progress of the monsoon is as per our expectations, said Shubhangi Bhute, director of the IMD’s regional centre.
“The southwest monsoon has arrived in Maharashtra. It has officially reached up to Harnai port in coastal Ratnagiri district and its actual line is spread till Solapur and some parts of Marathwada, followed by some parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh,” she informed.
It is expected to bring showers to these regions. Conditions are favourable for further advancement of the monsoon, Shubhangi added.
According to the IMD latest update the Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into more parts central Arabian Sea, entire coastal Karnataka, Goa, some parts of Maharashtra, most parts north Interior Karnataka, some parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, more parts of Tamil Nadu, more parts of central Bay of Bengal and some parts of northeast Bay of Bengal today the 5th June 2021. Southwest monsoon is very likely to advance further into more central Arabian Sea, some more part of Maharashtra, remaining parts of Karnataka, more parts of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, remaining parts of Tamil Nadu, more parts of central and northeast Bay of Bengal, some parts of north east Bay of Bengal and northeast India during next 24-hours.