Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Sri Lanka: Monsoon delayed by 5-6 days

Colombo, May 28 (BAN/ AD): India Met Department (IMD) has predicted that onset of the South-West monsoon has delayed for both Myanmar and Sri Lanka by almost 5- 6 days. The Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology announced on Tuesday morning that the rains may reach Central Myanmar between June 1 and 5.

Sri Lankan Met Department has not mentioned about the onset, except that monsoon-friendly southwesterly flows are currently gathering speed over the southern parts of the country. The monsoon may hit Sri Lanka either in a burst of rains under a low-pressure area or depression, or may establish quietly during the third week of May.

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