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Heavy rains likely in parts of Tamil Nadu from November 25

Tamil Nadu, Chennai Rains: The Regional Meteorological Department, Chennai (RMC) has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Kanyakumari and delta districts of Tamil Nadu.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai |
Updated: November 25, 2021 11:49:10 am
People walk on the shore during heavy rainfall, at Pattinapakkam in Chennai, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar)

A low pressure area is likely to form over southwest Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours, and result in heavy rainfall in several parts of Tamil Nadu, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The Regional Meteorological Department, Chennai has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Kanyakumari and delta districts of Tamil Nadu. Chennai and its neighbouring districts, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur, will also experience rains in the coming days.

According to IMD’s bulletin, a cyclonic circulation lies over central parts of South Bay of Bengal extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level persists. “Under its influence, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over southwest Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours. It is likely to move west-­northwestwards towards Sri Lanka & south Tamil Nadu coast,” the bulletin read.

Tamil Nadu, Chennai weather forecast for the next five days:

November 24: Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Ramanathapuram and Nagapattinam districts. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thenkasi, Thoothukudi, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukkottai, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni districts and Karaikal. Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at a few places over rest North Coastal Tamilnadu districts and Puducherry. Light rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Interior Tamilnadu.

November 25: Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Ramanathapuram and Pudukkottai districts. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Cuddalore, Villupuram and Delta districts, Puducherry & Karaikal. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at many places over South Tamilnadu districts. Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at many places over rest Coastal Tamilnadu. Light rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Interior Tamilnadu.

November 26: Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram, Cuddalore, Delta districts and Karaikal. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar, Sivaganga, Villupuram, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur districts and Puducherry. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is also likely to occur at most places over rest Tamilnadu.

November 27: Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Ranipet, Tirupattur districts and Puducherry. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Salem, Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Delta districts and Karaikal. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is also likely to occur at most places over rest Tamilnadu.

November 28: Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Nilgiris, Coimbatore and Delta districts, Puducherry & Karaikal. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is also likely to occur at most places over rest Tamilnadu.

Local Forecast for Chennai city and neighbourhood:

For the next 24 hours: The sky condition is likely to partly cloudy. Light rain is likely to occur in some areas. Maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 32 0C and 25 0C respectively.

For the next 48 hours: The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy. Thunderstorm with Light to moderate rain is likely to occur in some areas. Maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 32 0C and 25 0C respectively

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