Coastal Tamil Nadu has been witnessing on and off rains for the past few days. Last 24 hours were no different and coastal did record light rains, with one or two pockets recording some moderate showers.
In span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Monday, Cuddalore recorded 2 mm of rain, Palayamkottai 2 mm, Pamban 1 mm, and Chennai 1 mm. Karaikal was the only pocket in the state to record some good showers to the tune of 15 mm.
Although Northeast Monsoon is presently not active over the region but the presence of Monsoon surge and easterly winds from Bay of Bengal have been giving some rains over parts of Tamil Nadu.