Pune, The Southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra and north Interior Karnataka, said the Indian Meteorological Department here today.
It was active over West Bengal, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Konkan and Goa, while it was weak over coastal Andhra Pradesh.
Large scale atmospheric conditions are not favourable for further advance of monsoon into Rajasthan, remaining parts of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi.
However, there could be slow progress into some more stretches of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh during next 2 to 3 days.
Day temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1 degree Celsius to 5.0 degree C) at isolated places of Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat.
They were above par (1.6 degree C to 3.0 degree C) at most sectors of Assam and Meghalaya, along with many locales of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, at a few tracts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam as well at isolated corners of Tamil Nadu, Pudducherry, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep.
Day temperatures were markedly below normal (minus 5.1 degree C and less) at most pockets of Uttarakhand, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, along with many terrains of Gangetic West Bengal, at a few sites of east Uttar Pradesh as well at isolated nooks of west Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
They were appreciably below norm (minus 3.1 degree C to minus 5.0 degree C) at most segments of Jammu-Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, west Uttar Pradesh and east Madhya Pradesh, along with many regions of west Rajasthan, at a few areas of east Rajasthan and north Interior Karnataka as well at isolated spots of Vidarbha.
They were below par (minus 1.6 degree C to minus 3.0 degree C) at most portions of Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Odisha and south Interior Karnataka, along with many sections of Telangana, at a few tracts of Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim as well at isolated places of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Rayalaseema.
While they were near normal over the remaining parts of the country.
The highest maximum temperature of 40.0 degree C was reported at Barmer (east Rajasthan).
Thunderstorm had occurred at isolated quarters over Jammu-Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, west Uttar Pradesh, west Rajasthan, Bihar, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Marathwada, Gujarat Region, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Konkan, Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam during past 24 hours.
Rain or thundershowers had pummelled most zones in West Bengal, Sikkim, Jharkhand, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Konkan, Goa, Marathwada, coastal Karnataka, north & south Interior Karnataka and Kerala during the period.
They had battered many locations in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat Region and Madhya Maharashtra during the period.
They had lashed a few niches in Assam, Meghalaya, east Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jammu-Kasmir, Ladakh, east & west Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Andaman & Nicobar Islands during the period.
Isolated patches in west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Saurashtra, Kutch, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalseema and Tamil Nadu were also hit by rain during the period.