Monsoon may wirthdraw from entire country in the coming 4-5 days, Indian Meteorologocal Department (IMD) said on Wednesday. “Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over east-central Bay of Bengal and neighborhood a low-pressure area has formed over the same region. Associated cyclonic circulation extends upto 4.5 kms a.s.l. System is likely to become a well-marked low-pressure area during the next 48 hours. The trough in the lower levels from the above system to southwest Bay of Bengal persists,” IMD said. Withdrawal process of the South-West monsoon made dramatic progress through the weekend and now leaves only the South Peninsula to be covered. The weather forecaster on Monday also said that the monsoon would exit the entire mainland over the next two days. Meanwhile, Northeast monsoon is unlikely to set in at least till October 23, note meteorologists.
Weather Forecast for the next 24 hours
According to Skymet, moderate to heavy showers will continue to lash several parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the next 24 hours. South Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep Islands may record light rain and thundershowers. Day temperatures are likely to rise marginally over Karnataka, Telangana, Extreme North Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, minimums are likely to drop. Mumbai along with some parts of Maharashtra may also see marginal drop in night temperatures. “Mainly dry weather conditions with rise in both maximum and minimum temperatures is expected over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Northwestern plains including Delhi-NCR will continue with cool mornings and comfortably warm afternoons. Cool and dry northwesterly winds will continue to blow over most parts of Central, Northwest and East India,” says the weather forecaster.