Getting reports of heavy rain from south-Karnataka coast to southern tip of India.
Latest satellite pic also shows huge cloud activity thruout western coast., active central Bay and DEAD remains of "93A" just south of Pakistan.
Monsoon is on a HIGH over south-coastal Karnataka and Kerala.
Latest rainfall reports recorded on morning of 26-Jun-09.
Piravom (Ernakulam dt), 11, Kozhikode, Aluva (Ernakulam dt) 9 each, and CIAL Kochi and Mulki (Dakshina Kannada dt) 7 each.
Perinthalamanna and Angadipuram (both Malapuram dt), Kozhikode Airport, Kunnamkulam (Thrissur dt), Perumbavur (Ernakulam dt), Mangalore Airport and Panambur 6 each, Thanjavur, Natham (Dindigul dt),Cannur, Hosdurg (Kasargode dt), Ottapalam (Palakkad dt), Peermedu and Thodupuzha (both Idukki dt) 5 each, Thalasserry (Cannur dt), Thrissur, Kochi Airport, Alapuzha, Mancompu (Alapuzha dt), Thiruvalla (Pathanamthitta dt), Varkala (Thiruvanathapuram dt), Shriali and Honavar 4 each, Devala (Nilgiris dt), Mannarkad (Palakkad dt),Vellanikara (Thrissur dt),Sirpur (Adilabad dt) and Karwar 3 each, Nagapattinam, Naduvattam (Nilgiris dt), Vaikom and Kozha (Kottayam dt), Punalur, Amini Divi ,Belgaum Airport, Madikeri, Agumbe and Sakelashpura (Hassan dt) 2 each and Papanasam (Thanjavur dt), Valparai, Chinna Kallar (Coimbatore dt), Gudalur Bazar (Nilgiris dt), Ariyalur, Periyakulam (Theni dt), Chittur (Palakkad dt), Kottayam, Kanjirapally (Kottayam dt), Konni (Pathanamthitta dt), Agathi Airport, Minicoy, Hubli (Dharwad dt), Arakkuvallery (Visakapattinam dt), Gadag, Nargund (Gadag dt), Shorapur (Gulburga dt), Talaguppa (Shimoga dt),Sringeri, Mudigere and Balehonnur (all Chickmagalur dt), Hassan and Nanjangud (Mysore dt)1 each.
Latest IMD report on Monsoon::
The northern limit of monsoon passes through Lat. 23.0°N / Long. 60.0°E and Lat. 23.0°N / Long. 65.0°E, Bhuj, Baroda, Nasik, Sholapur, Hyderabad, Kalingapatnam, Paradip, Balasore, Bankura and Gangtok till date.
···· A low pressure area is likely to form over northwest Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours. Conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon over remaining parts of Karnataka, some more parts of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, remaining parts of West Bengal & Sikkim and some parts of Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh during next 3-4 days.