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Heavy rain likely in south Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala

Heavy rain likely in south Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala

 May 15, 2018

Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places in south Tamil Nadu, south interior Karnataka and Kerala during next 24 hours, said the Indian Meteorological Department in a bulletin here today.

The Met warned that thunderstorm, accompanied with gusty winds, are very likely at isolated locations over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Bihar, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, south Tamil Nadu, Poducherry, Karnataka and Kerala during the period.

Thunderstorm or duststorm is very likely at isolated areas over Rajasthan during the period. Rain or thundershowers had occurred at most divisions in Chhattisgarh and coastal Karnataka during past 24 hours.

They had occurred at many sectors in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Konkan, Goa, Telangana and interior Karnataka during the period.

They had also occurred at a few portions in Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep during the period. Isolated corners in Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, east Rajasthan, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Tamil Nadu and Kerala also received rain during the period.

Dry weather prevailed over Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, west Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada during the period.

Day temperatures were above normal in some parts of Assam, Meghalaya, west Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra, Kutch, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha and Tamil Nadu.

The highest maximum temperature of 45.0 degree Celsius was recorded over the plains at Bramhapuri (Vidarbha). Temperatures were markedly below norm in some segments of Odisha, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. They were appreciably to markedly below par in some chunks of Jharkhand.

They were appreciably below normal in some locales of West Bengal, Sikkim, Punjab and Chhattisgarh as well in remaining nooks of Bihar. They were below par in some sectors of Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, east Rajasthan, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka as well in remaining spots of West Bengal, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu. Temperatures were normal over the rest of the country. (UNI)

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