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Monsoon to arrive early in India

Bhubaneswar (14/05/2024): The southwest monsoon is likely to arrive in Andamans and Nicobar Islands on May 19. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the southwest monsoon is likely to advance into the south Andaman Sea, some parts of the southeast Bay of Bengal and the Nicobar Islands around May 19, ahead of its normal onset date of May 22. The monsoon normally advances further to Kerala around June 1; thereafter it advances northwards, usually in surges, and covers the entire country around July 15.