Rains remain confined to South and Northeast India

September 28, 2014 2:28 PM |

Rain in South IndiaAccording to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, rainfall is now only confined to South and Northeast India. The remaining parts of the country have been experiencing a dry spell, owing to the withdrawal of the Southwest Monsoon.

Southern region

During the last 24 hours, southern peninsular region has witnessed isolated heavy rainfall and similar weather conditions are expected to prevail for next 24 to 48 hours. As on September 27, several places in Kerala such as Kochi witnessed 48 mm of rainfall, while Kottayam and Kozhikode recorded 47.4 mm and 10 mm of rain, respectively. In Tamil Nadu, Coonoor recorded 114 mm of rainfall. Other areas in the state received moderate rainfall. Kodaikanal received 23 mm of rain, Pamban- 29 mm, Chennai-4 mm and Madurai 14 mm.

As per Skymet, the southern region has been receiving rainfall due to a cyclonic circulation that has been prevailing over Comorin area adjoining the Lakshadweep region and the feeble trough over Tamil Nadu coast.

Northeast region

The region has been observing cloudy weather conditions with scattered rainfall over the past 24 hours. In the last 24 hours, from 8.30 am on Saturday Tezpur received 56 mm of rain, Dibrugarh-45 mm, Itanagar-33 mm and Dhubri-19 mm, to name a few. According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, the region is likely to witness more rainfall during the next 24 hours, however, with reduced intensity.

Last week, heavy rainfall had lashed the region, triggering floods in Assam and Meghalaya. Over 70 people have been killed and thousands displaced in the tragedy.


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