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

An ‘orange’ warn continues to be legitimate for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and South Kerala and a ‘yellow’ warn for Lakshadweep for currently (Saturday) a day right after a remnant melancholy from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ remained stationary over the Gulf of Mannar. It is predicted to remain anchored in the waters as a result of the day, even while currently being ready to kick up a great deal of rain.

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Areas of North Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, have been reporting rain from the morning with the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, predicting moderate rain over areas of the metropolis till previous sometime right after noon even as other regions may well continue being commonly cloudy. The Chennai temperature bloggers have been tweeting the developments as the day wore on (you should see under).

Rains proceed in Tamil Nadu

Areas of South Tamil Nadu much too have gained rainfall till early this morning with Manimuthar (5.2 cm) Tirunelveli (four.6 cm) Sattankulam (four.1 cm) and Kayathar (three.four cm), apart from Lalpet in Cuddalore district (four.three cm) currently being important beneficiaries. Convective clouds rose tall over Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Tenkasi, Theni, Sivagangai and Pudukkottai districts which experienced recorded disproportionately reduce rain all through the previous two-three days while it experienced rained greatly over the North.

Tall clouds have been on show also over Nagapattinam, Karaikal, Mayiladuthurai, Cuddalore and Villupuram districts. These have the potential to bring about hefty rainfall at isolated areas over this area, which must be at this time under the grip of varyingly hefty spells form this morning.

Depression remains locked in

In the meantime, India Meteorological Section (IMD), Delhi, explained that the melancholy remained pretty much stationary all through the previous 33 hours and was located this 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 considerably-decreased forty-fifty km/hr gusting to 60 km/hr. The IMD expects it to continue being stalled over the exact area while weakening into a nicely-marked minimal-stress location by the evening.

This may well not noticeably have an affect on its rain producing ability and the IMD has forecast hefty to quite hefty rainfall at isolated areas Tamil Nadu and Puducherry currently and tomorrow (Saturday and Sunday). Weighty rainfall is also predicted South Kerala and Mahe currently while it would be hefty to quite hefty over Kerala on Sunday. Weighty to quite hefty rainfall is probably over Lakshadweep on each currently and tomorrow.

High winds, rough seas

Squally winds with wind speeds reaching forty-fifty km/hr gusting to 60 km/hr may well 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 lessen thereafter.

Sturdy winds of 35-forty five km/hr in pace gusting to 55 km/hr may well blow over the Lakshadweep, Maldives and Comorin location the South-East Arabian Sea and alongside and off the South Kerala coastline on Saturday and Sunday. Fishermen are recommended not to enterprise into Gulf of Mannar and adjoining South-West Bay alongside and off the South Tamil Nadu coastline currently. They may well not enterprise into the Lakshadweep, Maldives and Comorin location the South-East Arabian Sea and alongside and off South Kerala coastline on each Saturday and Sunday.

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