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Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Kerala to witness pre-Monsoon rains for another 24 hours

April 23, 2019 8:40 AM |

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Interior parts of Tamil Nadu along with many parts of Kerala and Chennai have been receiving good pre-Monsoon rain and thundershower activities since the last many days.

This weather activity is likely to continue for another 24 hours in Tamil Nadu. Thereafter, the weather in the state will become almost dry. However, Kerala will continue to witness scattered rain and thundershowers for a few days more, with weather activity picking up pace during afternoon hours.

At present, a confluence zone is passing through interior parts of Tamil Nadu and southern parts of Kerala. Moisture feed is also available from the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal over both these states. Due to which convective clouds are developing leading to rain and thundershower activities.

Weather Alert: Light to moderate rain with strong gusty winds will occur over Ariyalur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kancheepuram, Kanyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Perambalur, Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Theni, The Nilgiris, Thiruvallur, Thiruvarur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruppur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Viluppuram and Virudhunagar during next the 6-8 hours.

Weather Alert: Moderate rain and thundershowers with strong gusty winds will occur over Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Wayanad districts of Kerala during next 6 hours. 

The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai may also receive few spells of rain today and tomorrow. Thereafter, the weather in most parts of Tamil Nadu will become dry and hot.

Around April 26, another weather system is likely to develop in the Bay of Bengal, which will be a low-pressure area. This system will intensity into a depression and is likely to move in a northwest direction towards Tamil Nadu Coast.

Thus, on April 29 and 30, due to this system, parts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai and Puducherry may witness rain and thundershower activities accompanied with strong gusty winds.

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