The monsoon has already arrived in Kerala three days after the southwest monsoon winds rested in the Andaman Sea and the South Bay of Bengal. The meteorological department had warned of rain in several southern states after the onset of the monsoon in Kerala. Heavy rains have lashed parts of the southern state in recent days. After this, favorable weather has now been created for the arrival of the monsoon in Maharashtra as well. The meteorological department has forecast monsoon in Maharashtra next week.
Previously, pre-monsoon rains have hit some districts of Maharashtra. In the past 24 hours, Satara and Beed districts have witnessed downpours and rain. In some other districts, pre-monsoon rains have also fallen in scant places. These clouds will move towards Kerala and Karnataka in the next few hours. This is good news for the southern states, said KS Hosalikar, a senior scientist at the Indian Meteorological Department.
Every year between June 1, the southwest monsoon winds of course come to Kerala. But this year, the monsoon has already hit Kerala for three days. Heavy rains have started in many parts of southern Kerala. Currently, favorable weather conditions have been created for the upcoming monsoon. Monsoon is also expected to reach Maharashtra next week. Meanwhile, pre-monsoon rains have hit some places in the Beed and Satara areas.
Rain is expected in several districts of Vidarbha and southern Maharashtra over the next two days. Meanwhile, there will be a lot of lightning in the sky. The meteorological department has today issued a yellow alert for Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Sangli, Satara, Kolhapur, Solapur, Osmanabad, Latur, Nanded, Parbhani and Hingoli districts. Showers are expected in the next few hours. In the Amravati, Wardha, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gondia, Bhandara and Gadchiroli areas of Vidarbha, the rains will fall in scarce places.