Several regions in South India, including Tamil Nadu, have experienced substantial rainfall in recent days.
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Chennai: The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai has forecasted heavy rainfall over isolated areas in Chennai, neighboring districts, and coastal regions of Tamil Nadu within the next 24 hours. According to the weather department's bulletin, there is an expectation of light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning in several locations. Some districts may encounter heavy rainfall for the following five days until November 24.
For Monday, heavy rain is anticipated in isolated places in Tiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, and Thanjavur districts in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal. Similarly, heavy rainfall is predicted in isolated areas of Tiruvallur, Ranipet, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupattur, Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Theni, and Dindigul districts on Tuesday.
Wednesday may witness heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places in Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Theni, and Dindigul districts, while the Ghat areas of Coimbatore district and Nilgiris are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall on Thursday.
Several regions in South India, including Tamil Nadu, have experienced substantial rainfall in recent days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) reports that a fresh easterly wave is expected to bring a spell of heavy rainfall over South Peninsular India in the upcoming five days.
A trough in the easterly direction at mean sea level extends from Sri Lanka to the Southwest, reaching the adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal. Simultaneously, an upper air Cyclonic Circulation is positioned over the Comorin area, and another Cyclonic Circulation is situated over the Southwest Bay of Bengal off the Tamil Nadu coast in the lower tropospheric levels.
Due to these weather conditions, light to moderate rainfall is anticipated at numerous locations in Tamil Nadu until November 24, with isolated instances of heavy rainfall. Similar weather patterns are expected in Kerala and Mahe from November 21 to 24, in Coastal Andhra Pradesh until November 21, and in South Interior Karnataka from November 22 to 24.
The IMD further notes, "Isolated very heavy rainfall is also likely over Tamil Nadu and Kerala on 22nd & 23rd November 2023." Meanwhile, no significant weather events are predicted over the remaining parts of the country.