Heavy Rains, Thunderstorms Set to Batter Chennai, Adjoining Districts this Week: IMD | The Climate Channel – Articles from The Climate Channel


Rajamannar Salai in KK Nagar get waterlogged post heavy rains in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, January 5. (C Suresh Kumar/BCCL Chennai)

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The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted heavy showers and thunderstorms in Chennai and adjoining districts of Tamil Nadu within the coming days.

A forecast from the IMD states that thunderstorms and heavy rains would lash north coastal areas this week.

The MeT division in an announcement on Sunday stated that the rains might be induced because of the convergence of winds and the change in wind sample was inflicting a dry spell earlier than the convergence of wind over the coast.

The IMD has predicted gentle to heavy rains within the coastal belts of Chennai and different areas on Monday, however Tuesday may stay comparatively dry.

On Monday the MeT division predicted thunderstorms with gentle to heavy rain and the sky situation to be usually cloudy. Chennai has acquired 372.2 mm of rain since June 1 towards the traditional of 321.2 mm, the MeT division stated. This is a rise of 16 per cent within the rainfalls within the metropolis of Chennai from the earlier yr.

The IMD additionally stated that Chennai had acquired heavy to reasonable rains within the months of June, July and August and the prediction for September can be good concerning the rainfalls.

Town dwellers are, nevertheless, apprehensive of the heavy rains with the reminiscences of the devastating floods that lashed the town in 2015 with a number of deaths and losses of property.


The above article has been revealed from a wire company with minimal modifications to the headline and textual content.


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