News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi Delhi
Published by: Priyanka Tiwari
Updated Sun, 30 May 2021 05:17 PM IST
The monsoon is likely to be delayed by two days in Kerala this time and is likely to start in the state by June 3, the meteorological department said.
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On the other hand, Skymet expects monsoons to reach Kerala on May 30. According to Skymet, monsoons are moving at a normal pace. It has been moving in a northwesterly direction since hitting the May 21 deadline in the Andaman-Nicobar Islands.
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According to the Meteorological Department, southwest monsoons are expected to become normal this year. This year’s monsoon season will receive about 86.2 cm of rain.
The Meteorological Department had earlier forecast monsoons on May 31
The monsoon is expected to reach Kerala on May 31. The onset of monsoons is usually June 1. Normal rainfall is expected this year, the Meteorological Department said. Rice, maize, soybean and cotton are sown during this monsoon, which falls between June and September. Half of the country’s agriculture depends on rainfall this season.