An upper air cyclonic circulation has formed in the North Bay which will increase the rainfall activity over West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Northeast India. Scattered thunderstorms will also be seen over parts of north AP and Chhattisgarh. The offshore trough over the West Coast will continue to remain weak over the next couple of days leading to weak rainfall activity. This offshore trough is expected to strengthen later next week due to southward dip of monsoon trough, which will once again bring back the Arabian Sea monsoon branch alive.
TN will remain hot and dry with isolated thunderstorm activity in a few places. Day Time Temperature will gradually rise over North TN in coming days.
Chennai will continue to remain hot with maximum temperatures lingering closer to 40C. Clear skies can be seen in day time, turning cloudy by late evening . There is a chance of light showers in some areas during late evening/night.
Coimbatore is expected to be on the warmer side with temperature closing in on 33C with possibility of light showers in some parts of the city.
Madurai will have temperatures around 39-40C with partly cloudy skies.