Today’s weather: Depression stays put, but sustains rain over Tamil Nadu

An ‘orange’ notify proceeds to be valid for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and South Kerala and a ‘yellow’ notify for Lakshadweep for today (Saturday) a working day right after a remnant despair from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ remained stationary over the Gulf of Mannar. It is envisioned to continue to be anchored in the waters by way of the working day, even although remaining ready to kick up a large amount of rain.

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Areas of North Tamil Nadu, like Chennai, have been reporting rain from the early morning with the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, predicting reasonable rain over parts of the metropolis till past sometime right after midday even as other areas may perhaps remain normally cloudy. The Chennai temperature bloggers have been tweeting the developments as the working day wore on (remember to see under).

Rains continue on in Tamil Nadu

Areas of South Tamil Nadu too have obtained rainfall till early this early morning with Manimuthar (5.two cm) Tirunelveli (4.6 cm) Sattankulam ( cm) and Kayathar (three.4 cm), aside from Lalpet in Cuddalore district (4.three cm) remaining main beneficiaries. Convective clouds rose tall over Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Tenkasi, Theni, Sivagangai and Pudukkottai districts which had recorded disproportionately reduce rain all through the past two-3 times although it had rained greatly over the North.

Tall clouds were on exhibit also over Nagapattinam, Karaikal, Mayiladuthurai, Cuddalore and Villupuram districts. These have the possible to result in significant rainfall at isolated places over this region, which ought to be now under the grip of varyingly significant spells type this early morning.

Melancholy continues to be locked in

Meanwhile, India Meteorological Office (IMD), Delhi, said that the despair remained nearly stationary all through the past 33 hrs and was positioned this early morning over the Gulf of Mannar about forty km South-West of Ramanathapuram and 70 km West-South-West of Pamban, with wind speeds of a a great deal-diminished forty-50 km/hr gusting to sixty km/hr. The IMD expects it to remain stalled over the very same region although weakening into a nicely-marked minimal-pressure spot by the evening.

This may perhaps not significantly have an impact on its rain building capability and the IMD has forecast significant to extremely significant rainfall at isolated places Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today and tomorrow (Saturday and Sunday). Heavy rainfall is also predicted South Kerala and Mahe today although it would be significant to extremely significant over Kerala on Sunday. Heavy to extremely significant rainfall is probably over Lakshadweep on the two today and tomorrow.

Higher winds, rough seas

Squally winds with wind speeds achieving forty-50 km/hr gusting to sixty km/hr may perhaps prevail over the Gulf of Mannar and adjoining South-West Bay of Bengal, and the Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari in South Tamil Nadu into tonight and cut down thereafter.

Potent winds of 35-45 km/hr in velocity gusting to 55 km/hr may perhaps blow over the Lakshadweep, Maldives and Comorin spot the South-East Arabian Sea and together and off the South Kerala coastline on Saturday and Sunday. Fishermen are encouraged not to undertaking into Gulf of Mannar and adjoining South-West Bay together and off the South Tamil Nadu coastline today. They may perhaps not undertaking into the Lakshadweep, Maldives and Comorin spot the South-East Arabian Sea and together and off South Kerala coastline on the two Saturday and Sunday.

Here’s how the temperature bloggers in Chennai saw the state of affairs evolving over Tamil Nadu: