IMD is forecasting intense rainfall due to a deep depression in these two states. Details here

A thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at one or two locations in several districts of Tamil Nadu and a city of Pondicherry within the next three hours, the Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) in Chennai predicted on Friday.

According to a press release from RMC Chennai, “A thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at one or two locations over Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur and Pudukottai districts of Tamilnadu and Karaikal. from Pondicherry within the next three hours.”

Rainfall March 5 – Light to moderate rain / thundershowers at a few places probably on the north coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal.

March 6 – Light to moderate rain / thunderstorms in many places with heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places are very likely on the coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal.

Light to moderate rainfall/thunderstorms over isolated locations are very likely on the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema.

March 7: Light to moderate rains/thunderstorms in many places with heavy to very heavy rains in isolated places are very likely on the coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal.

Light to moderate rainfall/thunderstorms with heavy downpours in isolated locations are very likely over the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema.

March 8: Light to moderate rain/thunderstorms in many places with heavy rain in isolated places are very likely on the south coast of Tamil Nadu.

Light to moderate rainfall/thunderstorms over isolated locations are very likely on the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema.

(ii) Wind Warning: Squall winds reaching 55-65 km/h gusting to 75 km/h would prevail over the southwest and adjacent mid-west of the Bay of Bengal, the Gulf of Mannar and along and off the northern coasts of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and southern Andhra Pradesh until the 5th evening. .

The winds would gradually decrease, becoming 50 to 60 km/h with gusts of 70 km/h over the same region on the morning of the 6th and becoming 45 to 55 km/h with gusts of 65 km/h over the same region in the evening. of March 6.

It will further reduce gusts from 35 to 45 km/h to 55 km/h over the same region on March 7.

(iii) Sea Conditions: Sea conditions will be moderate to severe over the southwest and adjoining central west of the Bay of Bengal, the Gulf of Mannar and the Comorin region, as well as along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and southern Andhra Pradesh until the morning of March 7.

Expected impact: Due to very heavy rains on the coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal and adjacent areas of the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema from 6-7 March.

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