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Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on June 1, heatwave to recede over north India

The maximum temperatures are likely to recede from Thursday in north India, which is reeling under a severe heatwave, the India Meteorological Department said

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The monsoon is expected to advance in some more parts of the Maldives-Comorin area during the next 48 hours.

BS Web Team New Delhi
The southwest monsoon is expected to reach the Kerala coast around June 1, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

The IMD changed its initial forecast, which had predicted monsoon was likely to be delayed by a week due to Cyclone Amphan. 

"With the strengthening of westerlies and increase in convective clouds, the Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into some parts of the Maldives-Comorin area, some more parts of south Bay of Bengal, remaining parts of Andaman Sea and Andaman & Nicobar Islands," the IMD said in a bulletin.

The monsoon is expected to advance in some more

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First Published: May 28 2020 | 3:22 PM IST

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