Heavy rains expected in 12 districts of TN for next two days

A low-pressure area is likely to form over the southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbouring areas on November 9, which could result in more than 12 districts of Tamil Nadu experiencing heavy rains for the next two days, the Regional Meteorological Centre said on Friday.

“As the atmospheric mantle circulation extends up to 5.8 km prevailing in the central-west Bengal Sea and adjacent coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, a low-pressure area is likely to form over southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbouring regions on November 9 (Tuesday). Thereafter, the Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, and delta districts of Tamil Nadu are likely to witness heavy rain along with thunderstorm for the next two days,” said N Puviarasan, Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai.

The official added that the rest of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal areas may receive moderate rains for the next 48 hours. As far as Chennai is concerned, the sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy. Thunderstorm with light to moderate showers is likely to occur in some areas. The maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 29 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea due to the cyclonic storm likely to reach 40 kmph to 50 kmph in the central and western Bay of Bengal, Southern Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka coast till Sunday.