Heavy Rainfall Predicted Over Parts Of South India (File image)
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New Delhi: Several parts of south India, including Tamil Nadu, received heavy rainfall over the past few days. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a fresh easterly wave is likely to cause a heavy rainfall spell over south Peninsular India during the next five days.
A trough in easterly at mean sea level runs from Sri Lanka to the Southwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal. Meanwhile, an upper air Cyclonic Circulation lies over the Comorin area and another Cyclonic Circulation lies over the Southwest Bay of Bengal off the Tamil Nadu coast in the lower tropospheric levels.
Under the influence of the above weather conditions, light to moderate rainfall at many places with isolated heavy rainfall is very likely over Tamil Nadu till November 24. Similar weather conditions are likely to prevail over Kerala and Mahe between November 21-24, over Coastal Andhra Pradesh till November 21 and over South Interior Karnataka between November 22 and 24.
"Isolated very heavy rainfall also likely over Tamil Nadu and Kerala on 22nd & 23rd November, 2023," the IMD added. Meanwhile, no significant weather is likely over the remaining parts of the country.
Large parts of east, central, and eastern India experienced dry weather conditions as no weather system was present to bring about any change in the current scenario.
However, dry weather prevailed over most parts of east, central, and eastern India. Temperatures started to dip below 15 degree-Celsius at night over north India and parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha.