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Weather office expects monsoon in 48 hours

A cyclonic pressure over the Arabian Sea has delayed the onset, but still expected rains to arrive nearly on time.

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

Weather conditions are "becoming favourable" for the arrival of India's 2012 rains over southern Kerala coast in 48 hours, state-run (IMD) said in a statement on Monday.

On May 15, the IMD said annual June-September rains would hit the southern coast on time on June 1, give or take 4 days. Officials on Thursday said a over the Arabian Sea has delayed the onset, but still expected rains to arrive nearly on time.

First Published: Mon, June 04 2012. 11:59 IST
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