New Delhi: The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has predicted an intensification of rainfall activity over several southern Indian states from November 11-13. The meteorological department said there was a possibility of very heavy rain in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Rayalaseema on November 11-12.
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The IMD has issued an orange alert for torrential rains in these states. The meteorological department said that during today, i.e. November 9-12, 45-55 km/h with gusts of 65 km/h in the southwest and central -west adjacent to the Bay of Bengal, Mannar Bay, Comorin region and neighboring Tamil Nadu. Gusts of wind are expected at hourly speed.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in remote parts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai from Thursday, November 10. Widespread and widespread light to moderate rain with isolated heavy rains and thunderstorms are very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal from November 10 to 12, according to a press release issued on Tuesday.
Similar conditions will prevail along and off the Andhra Pradesh coast from 10-12 November. According to the Meteorological Department, from November 9 to 13, thunderstorms and lightning occurred in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal. There is a chance of moderate to heavy rain. Similar conditions are likely over Rayalaseema and the Andhra Pradesh coast from 11-13 November, while heavy rains are likely over Kerala on 12-13 November.
Giving details, the Regional Meteorological Center’s Additional Director General of Meteorology, S. Balachandran, said a low pressure area has formed over the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and adjoining the equatorial Indian Ocean. and that this system is likely to bring heavy rain.
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This system formed under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over the southwestern Bay of Bengal, and is expected to become heavier over the next 48 hours and move northwestward towards the coasts of Tamil Nadu. and Pondicherry.
IMD predicted light to moderate rain on Friday with isolated thunderstorms and lightning likely to occur in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikkal regions.
Heavy rains are likely to occur over Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tirupattur, Vellore, Ranipet, Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi and Myladuthurai districts.
Isolated heavy rains were forecast for many districts on Sunday with thunderstorms and lightning.