The Low Pressure Area (LPA) formed over West Central and adjoining NW Bay of Bengal now lies over the land mass of Odisha. This will make the eastern end of monsoon trough to dip. The next 24 hours will see heavy to very heavy rainfall over Odisha, Chhattisgarh, North Interior and North Coastal AP, East Madhya Pradesh and Vidharbha.
In the past 24 hours, there was widespread rainfall recorded in Odisha (Saintala – 110 mm) and moderate rainfall activity was seen in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal.
Due to trough dipping south, increased rainfall activity over North Tamil Nadu is likely to continue for a day or two and decrease thereafter. In North, the monsoon axis runs close to the foothills of the Himalayas, Kaiserganj in Uttar Pradesh records 214 mm rainfall in last 24 hrs. At North East, there is no letup in the floods in Assam with Badatighat getting 130 mm.
Chennai – Day Temp around 36C. Rain or Thundershowers likely in the evening or night.
Coimbatore – The City also called “The Manchester of south India” will see Cloudy sky during the day and temp around 32C.
Madurai – Day temp will be around 37C. Thundershowers are possible towards evening or night.