Monsoon expected to hit Kerala May 30May 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Monsoon is expected to hit the southern Indian state of Kerala early next week, the weatherman said Thursday.
“Conditions are becoming favourable for onset of monsoon over Kerala in the next three or four days,” an official statement from the India Meteorological Department said.
Factors like minimum temperature over northwest India, pre-monsoon rainfalls, pressure, temperature and wind conditions over South China Sea and southeast Indian Ocean, along with upper air circulation in South East Asia region and south-west Pacific are monitored for prediction of monsoon.
The Met department has forecast onset of monsoon around May 30.
–Indo Asian news Service
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