ITANAGAR– The weather Department on Sunday informed that the southwest monsoon has further advanced into the central Arabian Sea, covering several parts of the country, including the entire northeastern region. The India Metrological Department (IMD) has predicted due to this southwest monsoon, isolated heavy rainfall very likely over Arunachal Pradesh on June 6 and June 8.
Over Assam and Meghalaya and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on June 9, over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura on June 6 and 7 and over Odisha on June 8 and 9 and over Gangetic West Bengal on June 10.
According to IMD, the southwest monsoon has also advanced in some more parts of Maharashtra, entire Karnataka, some more parts of Telangana, entire Tamil Nadu, some more parts of Andhra Pradesh, more parts of central Bay of Bengal and northeast, Bay of Bengal, and then entire northeastern states of India–Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura, Assam, and Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, most parts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.
Due to the strengthening of southwesterly winds and a cyclonic circulation over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and neighborhood in lower tropospheric level, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity very likely over Northeastern states and adjoining East India during next 4-5 days.