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Monsoon advances in the North-East

The southwest monsoon has further advanced into entire Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripur and some parts of Sub-Himalayan west Bengal and Sikkim.

india Updated: Jun 02, 2010 17:11 IST

The southwest monsoon has further advanced into entire Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and some parts of Sub-Himalayan west Bengal and Sikkim.

The deep depression over eastcentral and adjoining westcentral Arabian sea moved northwestwards and intensified into a cyclonic storm (PHET) at 1430 hrs yesterday and lay centred with a half degree of Latitude 16 degree north and Longitude 63.0 degree east, about 1060 kms westsouthwest of Mumbai and 1050 kms southwest of Naliya.

It further moved northwestwards and lay centred at 1730 hrs yesterday within half a degree of Latitude 16.5 degree northand Longitude 62.5 degree east. It moved northwestwards and furhter intensified into a severe cyclonci storm (PHET)at 0530 hrs today and lay centred within half degree of Latitude 17.5 degree north/Longitude 61.5 degree east, about 1200 kms westsouthwest of Mumbaiand 1000 kms southwest of Naliya.