CHENNAI: The low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal continues in the same areas. Due to this, Tamil Nadu Coastal District will receive rain for 4 days from today, according to Meteorological Department. Head of Chennai Meteorological Center P. Senthamarai Kannan said: In the eastern parts of the South-East Bengal Sea and the equatorial Indian Ocean, the low pressure area that existed yesterday (the day before yesterday) continues in the same areas today (yesterday). It is likely to move west-northwestward and strengthen as a deep depression during the next 24 hours. After that, it will continue to move in the west-northwest direction and strengthen as a low pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal on 31st and may reach Sri Lankan waters on 1st.
Due to this, light to moderate rain may occur at one or two places in North-East coastal districts, adjoining districts and Puducherry and Karaikal areas today. The minimum temperature at a few places may be 2 to 3 degree Celsius below normal. Light to moderate rain may occur at one or two places in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, adjoining districts and Puducherry and Karaikal areas tomorrow. On 31st, light to moderate rain with thundershower may occur at a few places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.
Light to moderate rain with thundershowers may occur at many places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on 1st. The sky will be partly cloudy for the next 48 hours (today and tomorrow) for Chennai and Paranagar areas. The maximum temperature will be around 30-31 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature will be around 21-22 degree Celsius. On the 1st, cyclonic winds with a speed of 45 to 55 kmph and intermittent speed of 65 kmph are likely to occur in coastal areas of Sri Lanka, Southwest Bay of Bengal, Southeast coastal areas, Gulf of Mannar and Kumari Sea. Cyclonic winds with a speed of 40 to 45 kmph and occasional gusts of 55 kmph are expected over Northeast coastal areas and adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal. Fishermen are advised not to visit these areas during these days. This is what he said.