Monsoon to arrive in Karnataka on June 5

Monsoon to arrive in Karnataka on June 5

May 22, 2018

Bengaluru:  After months of scorching heat, the monsoon is set to arrive on June 5 in Karnataka. Rains are likely to arrive in Kerala on May 29, a few days earlier.

According to the Meteorological Department, the South-West Monsoon will be normal in the State this year. The Meteorological Department had earlier predicted rainfall between June and September to be 97 per cent and on Sunday, the officials have confirmed the same. In 2017, there was excess rainfall in South and North Karnataka with a deficit in coastal areas.

A detailed forecast is expected to be issued in the next few days. Currently, pre-monsoon showers are being observed over several parts of the State including Bengaluru and the pre-monsoon showers will stop ahead of the arrival of the monsoon.


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