The western end of monsoon axis runs along the foothills of Himalayas and the eastern end passes through North East India. This will result in heavy spells in the entire North East India with extreme rainfall of over 250 mm expected in Meghalaya. In the last 24 hrs. RKM Cherrapunji and Nongstain in Meghalaya have registered 259 and 240 mm rainfall respectively. The Dooars in West Bengal has also been getting heavy rains with Hasimara recording 216 mm rainfall. Floods in Assam can worsen if the rains prolong for a long time.
A trough, which persists from east Bihar to south Odisha, in conjunction with the Upper Air Circulation (UAC) will continue to give rains to West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh. With the monsoon axis shifting to North East, rest of the country will mostly see subdued rainfall. Temperature in Tamil Nadu will continue to remain above normal with less chance of rains.
Chennai – Hot days to continue with temperature peaking around 37C.No chance of rains.
Coimbatore – Hot day as per Coimbatore standards as temperature rise to 34C with no chance of any showers.
Madurai – A hot and blazing day on cards and mercury could test 39 C. Chances of rain remains nil.