The South-Western Monsoon hasn’t departed from India yet due to which several states and cities of the country are facing torrential rainfall. According to the Weather department, the monsoon will depart from the entire country on October 26 next week, clearing way for North-Eastern Monsoon.
Heavy rainfall and snowfall have been predicted for Jammu and Kashmir by the end of this week. Due to adverse weather conditions which can be witnessed in future in the Union Territory, Aviation may face obstruction.
According to the weather department, after delay in departure from North West India, The South West Monsoon is causing rainfall in several parts of India. The South Western Monsoon’s return started from October 6. After 1975, this is the second time when the monsoon’s departure has delayed so much. Earlier the South West Monsoon started returning on October 9 in 2019.
Normally, the South West Monsoon start it’s departure on September 17 from North West India. According to the Weather department, with the return of South West Monsoon, South East India will start facing rainfall caused by North East Monsoon. This monsoon causes rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Puducherry and some parts of Kerala.
Kerala has been facing adverse rainfall since a few days causing floods. Such adverse weather conditions took lives of around 39 people and destroyed around 217 homes completely. CM Pinarayi Vijayan had informed in Vidhan Sabha that around 6 people have lost during the calamity. Around 307 rescue camps were set up by the government.