Ranchi: Ranchi Meteorological Centre has said that the southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Jharkhand sometime after June 15. Abhishek Anand, head of Ranchi Meteorological Centre said that there is no hope of the arrival of monsoon in Jharkhand at least in the next four days.
The monsoon currents are expected to take a surge around June 14. Therefore it is being expected that the arrival of the monsoon in Jharkhand will take place only after June 15. According to him, the normal arrival date of southwest monsoon in Jharkhand is June 15. On the other hand, satellite images have suggested that the southwest monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of the central Arabian sea, entire Goa, some parts of Konkan and some more parts of Karnataka.
The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through Vengurla, Chikmagalur, Bengaluru, Puducherry, and Siliguri. Conditions would continue to become favourable for further advancement of monsoon into more parts of Maharashtra, entire Karnataka, more parts of Andhra Pradesh and more parts of west-central and northwest Bay of Bengal during the subsequent two days.
Met statistics revealed that light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder occurred at isolated places over the state during the past 24- hours. The highest rainfall recorded was 32.6 mm at Nandadih in the Giridih district. Heat wave conditions prevailed at isolated places in the northwest and adjoining central parts of the state.
The highest maximum temperature of 45.1 degrees was recorded at Daltonganj while the lowest minimum temperature of 24.5 degrees was recorded at Giridih. An east-west trough from Southeast Uttar Pradesh to Manipur was running from central parts of south Uttar Pradesh to west Assam across Bihar and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal extending up to 0.9 km above the mean sea level.