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Monsoon rains to arrive on southern Kerala coast on May 30 - IMD source
May 16, 2017 / 5:20 AM / 5 months ago

Monsoon rains to arrive on southern Kerala coast on May 30 - IMD source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on May 30, two days ahead of schedule, a weather office source said on Tuesday.

Beachgoers stroll along the Fort Kochi beach as clouds hover over the Arabian Sea in Kerala May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Sivaram V/Files

India looks likely to receive higher monsoon rainfall than previously forecast as concern over the El Nino weather condition has eased, K.J. Ramesh, director general of the state-run India Meteorological Department, told Reuters last week.

Reporting by Mayank Bhardwaj; Editing by Malini Menon

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