Chennai: The Chennai Meteorological Department has warned that a new depression will form due to the circulation of the atmospheric overlay in the south-eastern Bay of Bengal.
It has been raining heavily in Tamil Nadu for the last 15 days. Two depression in the Bay of Bengal has hit Tamil Nadu so far. The first depression formed in the Bay of Bengal two weeks ago.
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It formed a low-lying area and crossed the border between Karaikal and Sriharikota near Chennai. Due to this, it rained heavily in Chennai. Chennai received heavy rains in many places. The northern districts were submerged.
A week ago, the Andaman Sea was submerged due to heavy rains and floods in the southern districts including Kumari and Nellai. The depression crossed the border between Chennai and Pondicherry on Friday. This also caused heavy rains in the northern districts and in Chennai.
The third barometric depression area
It is at this point that Tamil Nadu is about to be hit by a third depression. Atmospheric mantle circulation prevails in the southeastern Bay of Bengal. According to the Chennai Meteorological Department, the atmospheric mantle will change in rotation and form a new depression. This new depression will form in the Bay of Bengal in the next 48 hours.
This west is moving in a northwesterly direction. The Chennai Meteorological Department has said that the low pressure area may move along Sri Lanka and southern Tamil Nadu. The Center for Meteorology has said that it will cross the coast along the southern part of Tamil Nadu. Thus this time the southern districts are likely to be affected due to the low pressure area of the Bay of Bengal.
Due to this, it will rain heavily in various districts of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal for the next 5 days. The Chennai Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in various districts of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal on May 25 and 26.
According to the Meteorological Department, this is the 3rd depression in the Bay of Bengal in a single month. It is now impossible to predict whether it will intensify into a storm or turn into a depression. Due to the low temperature prevailing in the Bay of Bengal it is likely to cross the coast as a low-lying zone as it is not likely to turn into a storm.
One more low pressure will form in 48 hours and move towards south Tamilnadu says the Chennai weather department.
Story first published: Monday, November 22, 2021, 21:30 [IST]