Monsoon – 2013 onset over Kerala (India Meteorological Department)

Monsoon – 2013 onset over Kerala (India Meteorological Department)

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11 June 2013
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The Following conditions were observed.

  • The rainfall monitoring stations (14) for Monsoon onset over Kerala have reported fairly widespread to widespread rainfall for the last 48 hours with 100 % of stations reporting rainfall on 1st June alongwith isolated heavy to very heavy falls (Fig-1).
  • Westerly/ West-southwesterly winds of the order of 40-50 kmph were observed upto 600 hPa (approximately upto 4.5km) in the south Arabian Sea (equator to Lat. 10oN and Long. 55oE to 80oE).
  • The KALPANA derived Outgoing Longwave Radiation value in the box confined by Lat. 5-10oN, Long. 70-80oE is less than 200 w/m-2 for consecutive last 2 days. (Fig-2). >> More

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