Chennai and its neighbouring districts will rating rain that may maybe well, at instances, be heavy till Tuesday night. There will likely be a dreary decrease in rain after that.
The metropolis has received 126 cm of rain in opposition to its annual allotment of a hundred and forty cm. Meenambakkam has received 137 cm of rain in opposition to the as soon as a one year life like of 138 cm.
The low power situation over the southwest Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood has change into effectively-marked and an connected cyclonic circulation along with it persists. The climate scheme, which has intensified, has led to rainfall over the north coastal areas, in particular Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts, since Sunday night. Throughout the 24 hours ending at Eight.30 a.m. on Monday, Ennore registered the very best quantity of 11 cm of rainfall. The climate stations in Ponneri, Nungambakkam and Madhavaram received 7 cm of rain.
On Monday, Nungambakkam and Meenambakkam recorded about 1 cm of rain till 7 p.m. Intermittent showers lashed loads of parts of north Chennai and suburbs throughout the day. The climate stations in Ennore registered nearly 3 cm and Madhavaram 2 cm till 7 p.m.
Officers of the Meteorological Division acknowledged Puducherry, Pudukottai and Villupuram in north coastal parts may maybe well additionally rating life like rain on Tuesday. The opposite parts of the State would rating rainfall finest in a single or two locations.
S. Balachandran, director of Device Cyclone Warning Centre, acknowledged the effectively-marked low power situation is fascinating northwards and may maybe well outcome in dreary decrease in rainfall. As the scheme is closer to Chennai and its neighbourhood, these areas may maybe well attend extra. On the different hand, the intensity of rainfall would decrease from Tuesday night. “We’re monitoring the scheme for extra improvement,” he acknowledged.
On the different hand, the State’s rainfall for the season aloof remains deficit by 10 % because it has registered finest 25 cm up to now. But, officials display cloak that the shortfall will likely be bridged within the arrival weeks.