The night temperature during the Sunday night was 27.9 degrees Celsius, which is 4 degrees Celsius above the normal. The day temperature on Tuesday has been predicted to remain around 35 degrees Celsius.
According to the Meteorological department’s data, most districts across the five southern states — Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana — have wittnessed a good monsoon run over the last one-and-a-half month.
In Una taluka, Kaneri, Kanakiya and Sanvav villages were surrounded in flash flood and were cut of from rest o the state temporarily. However, district authorities established contact with them later on and moved some people to safer places.
Close to 30,000 people are currently housed at 242 relief camps with food, water and medicines being provided to them round-the-clock. Over 8000 hectares of agricultural fields have been destroyed in the rain fury.
The passionate outburst of rain showers that take place in the middle of the year has been extensively chronicled by foreign writers in India, accompanying expressions ranging from horror, awe and alarm to amusement and longing.