Heavy rains possible in Tamil Nadu for per week, IMD points alert


Chennai

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai forecast very heavy rain at remoted locations in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram districts for Monday. (PTI)

Tamil Nadu obtained rainfall on Sunday and the meteorological division has forecast rains for the subsequent one week throughout the state.

An orange alert was issued for Ramanathapuram district which obtained heavy rainfall and yellow alert for eight different districts, climate division officers mentioned.

Thiruvarur district obtained the best rainfall at 11 cm whereas Chennai acquired traces of rain.

The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai forecast very heavy rain at remoted locations in Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram districts for Monday. “Heavy rain can be more likely to happen at remoted locations over Tenkasi, Virudhunagar, Sivaganga, Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai districts of Tamil Nnadu and Karaikal. Thunderstorm and lightning can be more likely to happen at one or two locations over Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal space,” RMC bulletin mentioned.

“In Chennai for the subsequent 48 hours, reasonable rain with thunderstorm and lightning is more likely to happen in some areas,” mentioned P Senthamarai Kannan, deputy director common at RMC, Chennai.

The higher air cyclonic circulation over southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Sri Lanka lay over the Comorin space and prolonged as much as 1.5 km above imply sea stage.

No main havoc was reported apart from water stagnation throughout the affected districts. Chief minister M Okay Stalin has deputed a minister to every of the delta districts akin to Cuddalore, Nagapattinam and Myladuthirai. About 400 NDRF (Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure) personnel have been positioned within the districts of Tirunelveli, Coimbatore and Trichy, and 200 in Chennai for rescue operations.

After a low rainfall in October, Tamil Nadu had reported a 42% deficit rainfall. In October, Tamil Nadu recorded 98.7mm. Chennai receives a median of 375mm rainfall in November nevertheless it obtained 74.3mm throughout the identical interval, which is 73% under regular.



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