Widespread rain to continue over south peninsular India for next 5 days

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New Delhi: South Peninsular India would continue to receive widespread rainfall over the next five days, the IMD said today.

According to IMD, the rainfall activity is likely to decrease over south peninsular India during the next 3 days and increase thereafter.

“Light to moderate scattered/fairly widespread rainfall over Karnataka, Kerala & Mahe and Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal during next 5 days,” the IMD said.

“Isolated heavy rainfall very likely over Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Kerala & Mahe during next 5 days and over Coastal Karnataka on 21st November,” it said.

On 24th & 25th November, isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely over Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, the IMD added.

It further predicted that minimum temperatures over most parts of Northwest & adjoining Central India are likely to fall by 2-40C during next 3 days.

“The Well Marked Low-Pressure Area lies over East-central Arabian Sea with the associated cyclonic circulation extending up to middle tropospheric level, the IMD said.

A trough runs from the cyclonic circulation associated with the above Well Marked Low-Pressure Area over Eastcentral Arabian Sea to Maharashtra at lower tropospheric levels.

A cyclonic circulation lies over south Andaman Sea & neighbourhood at lower tropospheric level. It is likely to move west-northwestwards during next 4-5 days, it said.

Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph very likely over Eastcentral and adjoining Westcentral Arabian Sea on 21st & 22nd November.

Sea condition will be rough to very rough over Eastcentral Arabian and adjoining Westcentral Sea on 21st & 22nd November, the IMD said.

The weather department also advised fishermen not to venture into these areas.