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Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6, five days after its normal onset date: Met dep…

Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast on June 6, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country’s farm-dependant economy.

Monsoon rains are likely to set over the Kerala coast on June 6, the state-run India Meteorological Department said in a statement.

Skymet, India’s only private forecaster, on Tuesday said monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published:
May 15, 2019 11:54 IST

Source: HindustanTimes