During the last 24 hours, light to moderate rain and thundershower activities with one or two heavy spells were experienced over many parts of Kerala. Meanwhile, most parts of Karnataka remained dry and very warm.
In the last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Saturday, Punalur recorded heavy rain to the tune of 56.6 mm, followed by Alappuzha 5.2 mm, Kozhikode 1.2 mm, Kottayam 1 mm and Thiruvananthapuram 0.6 mm.
At present, an upper air cyclonic circulation lies over Comorin region and another cyclonic circulation lies over North Interior Karnataka. An upper air trough is extending from Comorin to North Interior Karnataka across interior parts of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Further, this system would be moving westwards and weakening. Hence, during the next 24 to 36 hours, clouding will remain constant over Kerala and South Interior Karnataka. Gradually, light rain and thundershowers will also occur over some places of Kerala and Coastal Karnataka.
Places such Madikeri, Mangaluru, Kodagu, Shirali in Karnataka and Kochi, Kozhikode, Punalur, Kasaragod in Kerala will witness rain and thundershower activities. In fact, isolated pockets of Coastal Karnataka may even observe few heavy rain spells.
After 36 hours, rains will start reducing over both these states. During this period, the northern and southeastern parts of Karnataka will remain mostly dry and very warm with maximums settling between 35˚C to 37˚C. The capital city, Bengaluru will also remain mainly dry.
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