Pre Monsoon showers likely in Bengaluru, Mysore, Kochi and Kanyakumari in 48 hours

April 20, 2019 1:45 PM |

Pre Monsoon Showers in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu

The southern peninsula of our country has lately started witnessing pre-Monsoon rain and thundershower. These activities are expected to continue further in parts of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

A Cyclonic Circulation is over Chhattisgarh and adjoining Madhya Pradesh. A trough from this system is extending up to South Tamil Nadu across Telangana, Karnataka and Kerala. This system is likely to move slowly eastward.

In the wake of these systems, rain and thundershowers were recorded at many places in Kerala, few parts of Karnataka and some parts of Tamil Nadu in last 48 hours.

The moist warm winds from the Bay of Bengal would continue to prevail over these states. The weather systems would subsequently give pre-Monsoon rain and thundershowers over these regions in the coming 48 hours as well.

Let us understand how these weather systems are likely to behave in the following states:


Light to moderate rain and thundershower with gusty winds are likely in some parts of South Karnataka and adjoining North Karnataka. These activities are likely to occur towards late afternoon and temperatures are expected to remain on the higher side.  Winds with speed of 40-50 kmph are also expected at few places.

Places like Bengaluru, Chitradurga, Gadag, Mysore and Mangalore would witness pre-Monsoon rain and thunderstorm activities. Similarly, few pockets like Belgaum, Bagalkot and Bijapur stand a chance to witness thunderstorm accompanied with lightning strikes. However, despite of all these activities the weather in these places will be hot and humid.

Click here to know more about live lightning, rain and thundershower activities over Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu:



Light to moderate rain and thundershowers with gusty winds are likely at many places in Kerala. Morning and evening will be comfortable while uneasy weather conditions might be a sight towards afternoon. In the coming 48 hours, places like Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kannur would observe some rain and thundershowers.

Tamil Nadu:

In Tamil Nadu, warm and humid weather conditions are already persisting and would continue to remain so. The activities will be more towards afternoon and evening hours. According to weathermen at Skymet, the coastal stations of Tamil Nadu and the Nilgiris will comparatively receive more pre-Monsoon rain and thundershowers during the next 48 hours, few moderate spells can also be observed in the area during this period.

Here too the wind speed is expected to gust at 40-50 kmph. Places like Kanyakumari, Coimbatore, Ooty, Salem and Tuticorin would get to see rain and thundershowers in next 48 hours.

Here in Tamil Nadu, the days are expected to be humid and uneasy, while the evenings are likely to be comfortable.

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