Heavy rains with thundershower activities to lash Tamil Nadu, Chennai to receive light rain

December 14, 2019 12:09 PM |

Chennai rains

During the last 24 hours, Tamil Nadu recorded heavy rainfall at many places. With this, the city of Chennai has also recorded widespread rainfall activities towards the afternoon and evening hours. Many places over Chennai such as Meenambakkam recorded good rainfall of 24.6 mm and Manjambakkum recorded 12.8 mm of rain. These rains occurred over the early morning parts with strong gusty winds.

Places in Tamil Nadu also experienced heavy rainfall activities with a moderate spell at many places. Cuddalore experienced 83 mm of rain, Karaikal 43 mm, Atirampattinam 23 mm, and Tiruchirappalli 14 mm of rainfall. The temperatures remained low over the area of Tamil Nadu. Whereas, mist and haze also prevailed during the early morning hours.

At present, a trough is extending from Sri Lanka to South Andhra Pradesh coast. This system is very likely to move further westwards and will start weakening gradually. The Northeasterly winds remain active along the coast of Tamil Nadu.

As a trough is likely to move towards westwards, the activity will now increase over the interior parts of Tamil Nadu with moderate spells at many places. The hilly station like Ooty and Kodaikanal may receive moderate rains with few heavy spells.

The activity will reduce after 24 hours over the region. However, the light rainfall and thunderstorm activities with few moderate spells will continue at many places over Tamil Nadu. The south coastal stations may also receive isolated good rainfall during the next 24 hours.

The activity over the city of Chennai will decrease by today during the afternoon hours, and the light rain with thundershowers will continue over the area during the next two to three days. The weather will be mainly pleasant with a cloudy sky and the maximum temperatures will be between 29 degrees celsius to 31degrees Celsius and the minimums will be around 23 degrees Celsius to 24 degrees celsius. Generally, the winds will be moderate over the region with a breezy evening.

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