Imd declare 2017 monsoon onset over       andman and nicobar island

♦   In view of the strengthening and 

deepening of southwesterly winds, persistent 

cloudiness & rainfall, southwest monsoon has

advanced into some parts of southeast Bay 

of Bengal, Nicobar Islands, entire south 

Andaman sea and some parts of north

Andaman Sea today.

♦   Conditions are favorable for further 

advance of southwest monsoon into some 

parts of southwest Bay of Bengal, some more

parts of southeast Bay of Bengal, remaining 

parts of Andaman sea and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and some parts of eastcentral

Bay of Bengal during next 72 hours