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Thunderstorm likely over TN, Puducherry in next 24 hours
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Thunderstorm likely over TN, Puducherry in next 24 hours

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Pune, Dec 4: Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning, is very likely at isolated quarters over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during next 24 hours, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department in a bulletin here today.

It further said that squally winds with speed reaching up to 55-65 Km per hour, gusting up to 75 kmph, are very likely to sweep over southwest Arabian Sea during next 12 hours and are very likely to intensify into gales, with speed reaching up to 60-70 kmph, gusting up to 80 kmph, from this evening.

Squally winds with speed reaching up to 50-60 kmph, gusting up to 70 kmph, are likely to blow over east-central Arabian Sea during next 12 hours and are likely to strengthen into gales with speed reaching up to 60-70 kmph, gusting up to 80 kmph, from this evening for subsequent 12 hours. Thereafter, they

are likely to decrease gradually.

Squally winds with speed reaching up to 50-60 kmph, gusting up to 70 kmph, are likely to blow over southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area as well along & off Karnataka-south Maharashtra-Goa coasts

Squally weather is likely to prevail over Comorin (Kanyakumari) area and equatorial Indian Ocean.

Very rough sea is very likely to prevail over east-central Arabian Sea during next 12 hours and it is likely to become very rough to high during subsequent 12 hours and improve thereafter.

Very rough sea is very likely to prevail over southwest Arabian Sea and is very likely to become very rough to high over southwest Arabian Sea as well along & off Somalia coast during subsequent 24 hours and improve thereafter.

Very rough sea is very likely to prevail over southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area as well along & off Kerala-Karnataka-Maharashtra-Goa coasts and also over Comorin area and equatorial Indian Ocean, hence fishermen should not venture into southwest Arabian Sea and along & off Somalia coast and over east-central & southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area as well along & off Kerala-Karnataka-south Maharashtra-Goa coasts and also over Comorin area and equatorial Indian Ocean during next 24 hours, the Met warned.

Dense fog is very likely to occur in isolated pockets over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the period.

Thunderstorm had occurred at isolated locales over coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and Lakshadweep during past 24 hours.

Rain or thundershowers had occurred at most niches in Lakshadweep and at a few spots in Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands during the period.

Isolated zones in Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Saurashtra, Kutch, Konkan, Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, interior Karnataka and Kerala also received the showers during the period.

Dry weather prevailed over Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Gujarat Region, Marathwada, Telangana and coastal Karnataka during the period.

Moderate to dense fog prevailed in isolated pockets of Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Madhya Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu on Wednesday morning, with visibility falling to 200 Metres each at Ludhiana, Ambala, Bareilly, Fursatgunj, Tadong, Silchar, Mahabaleshwar.

While, it was 500 Mtr each at Kupwara, Gaya, Lucknow, Babatpur, Purnia, Halflong, Majbat and Coonoor.

Night temperatures were appreciably below normal in some parts of east Rajasthan.

They were below par in some segments of Bihar, east Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir as well in remaining sites of east Rajasthan.

Night temperatures were markedly above norm in some locations of west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Telangana.

They were appreciably above par in some corners of Assam, Meghalaya, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu and coastal & north interior Karnataka as well in remaining nooks of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Telangana.

They were above norm in some sectors of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Jharkhand, south interior Karnataka and Kerala as well in remaining portions of Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, west Madhya Pradesh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema,Tamil Nadu and coastal & north interior Karnataka. They were normal over the rest of the country.

The lowest minimum temperature of 4.5 degree Celsius was recorded at Sikar (east Rajasthan). (UNI)