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Tamil Nadu weather forecast: Parts of state, neighbouring Puducherry to receive rain over next five days

Chennai weather forecast today: The RMC has forecast thunderstorms accompanied by light to moderate rainfall in parts of Chennai for the next 48 hours. 

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai |
Updated: September 30, 2021 2:14:51 pm
Chennai rain, Chennai rainfall, ChennaiA pedestrian crosses a road while commuters wait at a signal amid rainfall in Chennai. Express Photo

Following a brief lull in rainfall across the state and ahead of the arrival of the northeast monsoon, the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai has forecast thunderstorm with moderate to heavy rainfall over parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry for the next five days.

Residents in Chennai had woken up to overcast skies, as parts of the city received light showers early Thursday morning. Parts of Chennai had received light to moderate showers overnight after a brief lull in rainfall in the city.

The RMC has forecast thunderstorms accompanied by light to moderate rainfall in parts of Chennai for the next 48 hours. The minimum and maximum temperatures are expected to be 25C or 26 C and 31C or 32C respectively.

The RMC has further advised fishermen to avoid venturing into the sea for the next five day owing to strong winds gusting up to 60 kmph over Comorin and Gulf of Mannar.

Here is the forecast for the next five days:

September 30 (Thursday): Thunderstorm accompanied by light to moderate rainfall is expected over parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Thunderstorm and heavy rain is likely to occur over parts of Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Vellore, Thirupattur, Ranipettai, Tiruvannamalai, Salem, Dharmapuri, Namakkal, Tiruchirapalli, Ariyalur and Perambalur districts.

October 1 (Friday): Thunderstorm accompanied by light to moderate rainfall is expected over parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Thunderstorm and heavy rain is likely to occur over parts of Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Thenkasi, Thoothukudi, Theni, Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul and Madurai districts (South Tamil Nadu), Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladathurai districts (Delta) and Pudukottai.

October 2, 3, 4 (Saturday, Sunday, Monday): Thunderstorm accompanied by light to moderate rainfall is expected over parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Thunderstorm accompanied by heavy to very heavy is likely to hit parts of Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Thenkasi, Thoothukudi, Theni, Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul and Madurai districts (South Tamil Nadu), Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladathurai districts (Delta) and Pudukottai.

 

Here is the amount of rainfall received across the state till Thursday morning.

Observatories:

  • Chennai – 1.7 mm
  • Madurai – 3 mm
  • Pamban, Kodaikanal – Trace
  • Valparai – 1 mm

ARS:

  • Ennore Port, Coonoor, Virudhunagar – 1 mm
  • Meenambakka – 2 mm
  • Erode – 54 mm
  • Kattapakkam – 2.5 mm
  • Madurai – 4 mm
  • Kalarai – 0.5 mm
  • Virinjipuram – 3.5 mm

ARG:

  • West Tambaram – 0.5 mm
  • Orathanadu – 21 mm
  • Goodwill School, Villivakkam – 1.5 mm
  • Puzhal – 1 mm
  • R K Pet – 6.5 mm
  • Thuraiyur – 19 mm

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