The monsoon, progressing normally, is likely reach Maharashtra in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.
The monsoon covered south and central Arabian Sea, entire Kerala, parts of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu between May 31 and June 7, Senior IMD scientist RK Jenamani said. It has also covered all of Northeast India.
“There is no delay in the progress of the monsoon. It is likely to reach Maharashtra in the next two days and cover Mumbai in the subsequent two days,” Jenamani told reporters in New Delhi. “We have strong monsoon features — there are strong winds and clouds have started developing — for the next two days.”
The scientist said conditions are favourable for the further advance of monsoon over Goa and some more parts of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu in the next two days.