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Southwest monsoon further advances in Kerala, TN

IANS  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

After the onset of the Southwest was delayed by a week, the Meteorological Department on Sunday said it has further advanced in the south Arabian Sea, most parts of and some parts of and south among other regions.

It also pointed out that the conditions were becoming favourable for the to advance into some parts of Northeastern states over the next 48 hours till Tuesday.

The onset of the over was forecast to be June 1, but it only hit the coast on Saturday.

In an IMD statement issued here on Sunday it said the conditions were favourable for further progress of the Southwest monsoon into the remaining parts of South Arabian Sea, and Kerala, some more parts of Tamil Nadu, southwest-, southeast-, east-central- and northeast and some parts of central and west-central till Tuesday.

In its advisory to fishermen, the IMD asked them not to venture into the sea of the above mentioned areas as wind speed was expected to be as high as 60 kmph.



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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 10:04 IST