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♦ Southwest monsoon advanced into some parts of north Arabian Sea, Saurashtra & some more parts of Gujarat region and Maharashtra; some parts of West Madhya Pradesh, some more parts of West Bengal and remaining parts of Assam & Meghalaya on 24th June, 2018.
♦ Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian Sea, Gujarat State; remaining parts of Maharashtra; some more parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh,; remaining parts of Odisha, West Bengal and some parts of Jharkhand and Bihar during next 24 hours. Conditions are likely to become favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and some parts of Uttar Pradesh during subsequent 24hours.
♦ Pre­monsoon thunderstorm activity is very likely to commence over parts of northwest India from 26 June. Advance of southwest monsoon is likely over parts of northwest India including Delhi during 29th June ­ 1st July.
♦ In view of the revival of southwest monsoon rough to very rough Sea conditions are likely along the west & east coasts of India, around the Islands as well as over north & central parts of Arabian Sea. Fishermen are advised to be cautious while venturing into the Sea over these areas.
♦ Heavy rain occurred at isolated places over Konkan & Goa from 0830 to 1730 hours IST of yesterday.
♦ Yesterday, Heat wave conditions were observed at some places over East Uttar Pradesh and at one or two pockets of West Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi.
♦ Rainfall observed (from 0830 to 1730 hours IST of yesterday): Rain/thundershowers observed at most places over Konkan & Goa and Coastal Karnataka; at many places over Gangetic West Bengal; at a few places over Saurashtra & Kutch, Bihar & Kerala;at isolated places over Madhya Pradesh, Interior Karnataka, Vidarbha, Uttar Pradesh, Sub­Himalayan west Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
♦ Amount of rainfall recorded at 1730 hours IST of yesterday (2 cm or more) were : Mumbai (SCZ)­8; Dahanu­3; Matheran,Ratanagiri, Goa, Honavar, Haveri, Satara, Bankura and Krishnanagar­2 each.
♦ Maximum temperature departures as on 24­06­2018: Maximum temperatures were markedly above normal (5.1°C or more) at many places over East Uttar Pradesh; appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at most places over West Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Rajasthan; at many places over Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar and Coastal Andhra Pradesh; at a few places over West Madhya Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Madhya Pradesh and at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam & Meghalaya, Tamilnadu & Puducherry and Kerala. They were below normal (­1.6°C to ­3.0°C) at many places over Marathawada, Madhya Maharashtra and Gujarat region; at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Konkan & Goa, Saurashtra & Kutch and coastal Karnataka and at isolated places over Telangana, Rayalaseema and Odisha and near normal over rest parts of the country. Yesterday, the highest maximum temperature of 45.0°C was recorded at Banda and Agra(Uttar Pradesh) over plains of the country.
♦ Minimum temperature departures as on 24­06­2018: Minimum temperatures were appreciably above normal ( 3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi; at isolated places over Gujarat region and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Uttrakhand; at many places over West Bengal & Sikkim and Jharkhand; at a few places over Rajasthan, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam & Meghalaya, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Saurashtra & Kutch and Lakshadweep; at isolated places over Madhya Pradesh and Telangana. They were appreciably below normal (­3.1°C to ­5.0°C) at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir and Konkan & Goa; below normal (­1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Punjab; at a few places over Himachal Pradesh, Coastal Karnataka and south Interior Karnataka; at isolated places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and north Interior Karnataka and near normal over rest of the country.
♦ Southwest monsoon advanced into some parts of north Arabian Sea, Saurashtra & some more parts of Gujarat region and Maharashtra; some parts of West Madhya Pradesh, some more parts of West Bengal and remaining parts of Assam & Meghalaya on 24th June, 2018. The Northern Limit of Monsoon continues to pass through Lat. 21°N/ Long. 60°E, Lat. 21°N/ Long. 65°E, Veraval, Amreli, Ahmedabad, Khandwa, Amravati, Gondia, Titlagarh, Cuttack, Midnapore, Lat. 24°N/ Long. 89°E, Jalpaiguri and Lat. 27°N/ Long. 87°E.
♦ Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian Sea, Gujarat State; remaining parts of Maharashtra; some more parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh,; remaining parts of Odisha, West Bengal and some parts of Jharkhand and Bihar during next 24 hours.
♦ Conditions are likely to become favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and some parts of Uttar Pradesh during subsequent 24 hours.
♦ Pre­monsoon thunderstorm activity is very likely to commence over parts of northwest India from 26 June.
♦ The Western Disturbance as a trough in mid & upper tropospheric levels with its axis at 5.8 km above mean sea level roughly along Long. 74°E to the north of lat. 32°N persists.
♦ The cyclonic circulation over north west Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood extending upto 1.5 km above mean sea level persists.
♦ The cyclonic circulation over north Konkan & adjoining south Gujarat between 2.1km and 5.8 km above mean sea level persists.
♦ The off­shore trough at mean sea level from south Gujarat coast to Kerala coast persists.
♦ The cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood between 4.5 km and 5.8 km above mean sea level persists.
♦ The East­West shear zone roughly along latitude 20°N over Indian region between 3.1 and 7.6 km above mean sea level and tilting southwards with height persists.
♦ The upper air cyclonic circulation at 1.5 km above mean sea level over west Assam and adjoining Sub­Himalayan West Bengal persists.