Monsoon in India 2017- Rains lashed the Kerala coast of India’s Southwest.
As predicted by the India Meteorological Department, Monsoon hit Kerala on 30th May.
Monsoon is expected to advance further between June 5 and June 10.
It is likely to cover entire Kerala, Tamil Nadu, parts of Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa. Andhra Pradesh, Northeastern states and West Bengal will also witness rain.
It is expected to reach National Capital Delhi within 30 days.
El Niño is not likely to affect Monsoon this year.
The monsoon delivers about 70 percent of India’s annual rainfall,
critical for the farm sector that accounts for about 15 percent of India’s $2 trillion economy and employs more than half of the country’s 1.3 billion people.