Monsoon withdrawal from west Rajasthan to be delayed: IMD

New Delhi, September 13

The withdrawal of the southwest monsoon from west Rajasthan, which was more likely to happen this week, is predicted to be delayed as a result of formation of cyclonic circulations, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) mentioned on Sunday.

The IMD has additionally issued an orange alert for Telangana, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for Monday.

The southwest monsoon was more likely to begin withdrawing from west Rajasthan this week.

“But due to the formation of two low-pressure areas, the easterlies will travel all the way to Rajasthan. So, the withdrawal of monsoon from west Rajasthan is unlikely to happen until September 24,” IMD director normal Mrutunjay Mohapatra mentioned.

A low-pressure space has fashioned off the coast of Andhra Pradesh, whereas one other one is predicted to kind by September 20, Mohapatra added.

The IMD has additionally issued an orange color alert for peninsular India.

“A low-pressure area lies over the west-central Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh coast,” the IMD mentioned.

“It is likely to move west-northwestwards towards central India across Telangana during the next 2-3 days. The monsoon trough lies south of its normal position. An off-shore trough lies off south Gujarat coast to north Karnataka coast,” it mentioned.

Due to this, widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy showers are very doubtless over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Telangana on September 13 and 14, over Vidarbha on September 15 and over Marathwada on September 16, the IMD added. — PTI

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