Chennai: Though interior parts of Tamil Nadu have received good rainfall during last few days, Chennai remained dry. However, regional meteorological centre forecasts isolated light rainfall over Chennai in next 48 hours due to a cyclonic circulation over south Arabian Sea. Meanwhile, rains in interior districts of Tamil Nadu are to reduce.
As per the heavy rainfall warning issued by RMC on Saturday, Chennai is likely to expect rains in northern parts of the city till Monday.
“Heavy rains are unlikely in the first week of June, but light spells of rain are expected as the monsoon hits Tamil Nadu. The temperature is expected to decline subsequently. With party cloudy sky condition, maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 36 degree Celsius and 28 degree Celsius in Chennai,” said S. Balachandran, director, area cyclone warning centre.
The air circulation off South Tamil Nadu coast is to bring scattered rains to interior parts of the state. However, pre-monsoon rains are expected to be concentrated over Southeast Arabian Sea, bringing more rains to parts of Kerala, thereby reducing the amount of rainfall over interior parts of Tamil Nadu.
“IMD is expecting onset of mosnoon on May 29 but early monsoon onset with heavy rains is expected in southern districts in next 24 hours,” said weather blogger Pradeep John....