During the last 24 hours, several districts of Tamil Nadu have witnessed heavy rains. Chennai has received 96 mm of heavy rainfall, Parangipattai 147 mm and Karaikal 110 mm. Interior parts of Tamil Nadu has also received light to moderate rain at many places.
Now, heavy rain is very likely to occur over Tamil Nadu coast during the next 48 hours, causing water-logging at many places and a flood like situation at one or two places. There is a possibility of red alert like situation in Puducherry, Tiruvalluvar, Ranipet, Changalpet, Vellore and Cuddalore districts including Chennai.
A Low Pressure Area is persisting over southern parts of Tamil Nadu and its associated cyclonic circulation is also extending up to an altitude of 3.1 km above sea level. Due to its effect, very strong winds are coming from the north-east direction towards the coast of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, due to which the rains can become very heavy.
Coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh may also see moderate to heavy rains at many places for the next 2 or 3 days. During the next 2 or 3 days, there is a possibility of gusty wind and high seas along the coast of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Therefore, fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea for the next two-three days.
Light to moderate rain is also likely over Rayalaseema and South Interior Karnataka. After November 29, there will be a significant reduction in rain activities in all these states and the situation will start returning to normal.