Monsoon 2017: June 17 weather forecast for Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and rest of India
New Delhi, June 17: The South-West Monsoon furthered into the parts of Maharashtra including Marathwada, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh, Chahhitsgarh and Odisha. Indian Meteorological Department on Friday observed the Monsoon fully covered the coastal state Odisha.
A cyclonic circulation was seen over the Central Pakistan along with a turf extending in two directions. While the one arm was seen extending up to Arunachal Pradesh, another was found looming over parts of Bangla Desh. The turf was accompanied by two other circulations on Uttar Pradesh and Assam. The changing weather systems may bring thundershower activities in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Isolated rains are also expected in Rajasthan and Punjab and the people of North Western Plains are expected to get relief from scorching winds. Monsoon is likely to be more intensified in North East India with the possibility of heavy rains in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya. Tripura, Manipur and Nagaland are also expected to receive moderate rains. Eastern India including Gangetic West Bengal, parts of Jharkhand and Bihar.
Another turf was seen ranging from Uttar Pradesh to Andhra Pradesh covering significant parts of Central India. Heavy spells of rain are expected in parts of Chattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh and coastal Andhra Pradesh. The offshore turf over the Western coast weakened over last 24 hours and the rain is likely to be lesser in Goa, Konkan and Mumbai.
Indian Meteorological Department also said National Capital Region may continue to receive showers between June 17 to June 20. The announcement comes in the wake of speculation about Monsoon hitting the national capital in the first week of July.
Overnight rains in parts of the national capital brought some relief to people from the scorching heat as the mercury dropped considerably today to settle at a pleasant 21.8 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature too registered a fall and is likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius later in the day.