While the northern half of the country has been reeling under intense summer heat, with some of the central regions reeling under heatwave conditions, Southern Peninsular India is one of the regions that has been recording occasional pre-Monsoon rains.
On the past day also, many parts of Kerala along with few stations of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and isolated parts of Andhra Pradesh recorded light rains. Within the span of 24 hours, from 08:30 am on Monday, Kochi and Punlaur recorded 6 mm of rains each, Arogyavaram 3 mm, Kozhikode 2 mm, Thrissur 0.3 mm, Thiruvananthapuram 0.2 mm, Salem 0.1 mm and Madikeri witnessed some traces of rains.
As per Skymet Weather, a cyclonic circulation is over Telangana and a trough from this system is extending up to South Tamil Nadu across Andhra Pradesh. In the wake of this, parts of South India, mainly the regions of West Tamil Nadu, South Kerala, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and parts of South Interior Karnataka would continue to receive pre-Monsoon rains.
In fact, rain and thundershower with strong gusty winds may occur at some places over Anantapur, Chittoor, Cuddapah, Nellore, Bengaluru, Chamrajnagar, Srikakulam, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, West Godavari, Chikballapur, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshin Kannad, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mandya, Mysuru, Ramanagara and Tumkur districts of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka during next 4 to 6 hours.
However, the rains would be of reduced intensity over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. While coastal stations of Andhra Pradesh may witness good rains. Thus, the regions like Srikakulam, Vishakhapatnam, Coonoor, Coimbatore, Palakkad and the regions along the Nilgiri hills would continue with the rains.
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