The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 36 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
The department has also predicted chances of a thunderstorm with lightning at isolated places across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
Weather scientists said prevailing conditions were favourable for a good rainfall in the June-September monsoon season. Last year, the country as a whole received rainfall that was 95 per cent of its long-period average.
Intense cold conditions added to the discomfiture. Hisar in Haryana quivered at 1.6 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal limits, a MeT department official said. He said it was the season's coldest night in the city.
Even though the water is receding in flood-hit areas, important roads connecting Sirohi, Jalore and Pali are still blocked, the Met Department said. Sirohi district has been continuously receiving abnormal rainfall for the last five days.
According to a recent weather forecast by the Patna Meteorological Centre on Monday, major cities of Bihar such as Patna, Bhagalpur, Purnea are expected to witness moderate rainfall on Tuesday, while Gaya may witness heavy rains.
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Shimla, Feb 09 (ANI): The higher reaches of different districts in Himachal Pradesh, including the capital city Shimla, are experiencing heavy snowfall. The state is reeling under intense cold wave due to heavy snowfall in the region since Sunday. Shimla, Kufri and several other towns in the area are wrapped in a thick white blanket of snow while the mid and lower hills experienced moderate to heavy rain. According to reports, the mercury has dipped by several degrees across the state after change in the weather. The Met department has predicted dry weather during next 24 hours.