The city of Chennai has been witnessing on and off rains for the last few days. In fact, some more rains are on cards for the capital city as well as other areas of Tamil Nadu in the coming days.
The reason for these showers can be given to a trough that is seen extending from Coastal Andhra Pradesh to South Tamil Nadu. This weather feature has increased the moisture levels over the region, leading to the development of thunderclouds.
In a span of last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, Meenabakkam observatory of Chennai recorded 19 mm of rains, while
Nungambakkam observatory recorded rainfall to the tune of 10 mm.
As per weathermen at Skymet Weather, intermittent light rains will continue over Chennai, while light to moderate rains will whip Tamil Nadu for the next 2 to 3 days. In fact, northern parts of Tamil Nadu may receive isolated heavy spells.
Chennai is likely to continue with warm and humid afternoon, on the other hand morning and evening will be pleasant.
During the Southwest Monsoon, the state of Tamil Nadu including Chennai does not record significant rain activity as it lies in the rain shadow area.
Till August 11, Chennai has recorded 32.7 mm of rainfall as against its monthly average of 126.8 mm.
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