June 19, 2024


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Weather watch: South Tamil Nadu makes gains from easterly wave


The prevailing easterly wave exercise around the Bay of Bengal is expected to set off scattered to reasonably popular rain/thundershowers around Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep for 4 more times, according to an update by the India Meteorological Office (IMD).

The easterly wave has also spawned a cyclonic circulation around the South-West Bay of Bengal off the Sri Lanka coastline, around the Comorin place and adjoining Sri Lanka. This circulation is helping to pull in the rain bands involved with the easterly wave to equally around Sri Lanka and southern components of Tamil Nadu.


Showery around Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan Meteorological Office said this (Thursday) morning that showery disorders around the Northern and Eastern provinces may possibly scale up during the future several times. It attributed this to the revival of the North-East monsoon facilitated by the prevailing easterly wave across the Bay of Bengal.

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The IMD isolated heavy has been forecast around Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal right up until Saturday and around Kerala and Mahe today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday). The European Centre for Medium-Selection Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) said that Central and South Tamil Nadu would make gains till Friday morning.

European model outlook

The ECMWF-IFS-HRES model sees rain unfold out together the coastline from Puducherry to Kaveripattinam, Rameswaram and Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari during this interval. Rain is also forecast for components of the delta place as and together the ghats across Thanjavur, Tiruchi, Dindigul, Madurai and Coimbatore.

Heavier rain is forecast across this region and components of adjoining Kerala on Saturday with a new wave materialising together the Puducherry-Rameshwaram coastal belt, the ECMWF model said. The northern components of Tami Nadu, like Chennai, are possible to sit out of this session.

North TN to dry up from today

Personal forecaster Skymet Weather as well agreed, declaring that rains may possibly peter out from North Tamil Nadu from today (Thursday). The Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, Pudukkottai, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Nagercoil and Tirunelveli districts in the South may possibly get moderate to heavy rain right up until Saturday.

Chennai and Puducherry may possibly get mild to moderate rain right up until Saturday, Skymet said. The interior districts of Tamil Nadu may possibly also get moderate showers during this interval. But the intensity will be significantly fewer than in the coastal spots. This could properly be the final heavy spell for the State from the North-East Monsoon.