Chennai to remain partly cloudy with moderate rain.
Chennai: Due to trough of low pressure near Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will receive heavy rains for the next 24 hours and another spell of rains is expected to lash across the north Tamil Nadu on Tuesday and Wednesday, Regional Meteorological Department said on Saturday. The weather office in its bulletin said the Southwest monsoon has been active over interior Karnataka and Telangana. Under the influence rainfall occurred at most places over Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep, Kerala, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Rayalaseema.
However there was no warning for the fishermen and the forecast for the sea was moderate to rough with winds ranging from 25 to 40 knots. For Chennai and its neighbourhood the weather office said that the sky condition will be partly cloudy with light rain likely to occur in some areas. Palayamkottai received the maximum highest temperature of 36 degree Celsius. Chennai witnessed a maximum and minimum temperature of 35 and 25 deg Celsius.
Nilakottai in Dindigul, Chittampatti in Madurai, Thamaraipakkam in Tiruvallur and Kadavur and Aravakurichi in Karur received chief amount of rainfall ranging from 7 cm to 4 cm. Catchments areas of Tiruvallur district that feeds Redhills and Cholavaram reservoir also received 3 cm of rains. According to weather office sources, the state has received 30 per cent excess rainfall between July to September and during the first week of October the southern districts of Tamil Nadu has been receiving good rains.
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