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Monsoon rains may hit Kerala coast around May 30: IMD

In 2014, the annual rains hit the Kerala coast on June 6. India received deficient rains during the monsoon season last year, which reduced grains output in the nation.

Ratnajyoti Dutta        Last Updated: May 18, 2015  | 17:33 IST
Monsoon rains may hit Kerala coast around May 30
Photo: Reuters

Monsoon rains may arrive at the Kerala coast around May 30, earlier than the usual June 1 onset date, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

In 2014, the annual rains hit the Kerala coast on June 6.

India received deficient rains during the four-month long monsoon season last year, which reduced grains output in the world's second-most populous country.
 
(Reuters)

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