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Chennai rain: A low pressure system forms, which will deteriorate into a depression

More rain is forecast for Chennai, which is still struggling from the inundation and flooding brought on by relentless rains on November 6. 
Under the influence of cyclonic circulation, low pressure area has formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal and its environs, according to the India Meteorological Department.

 

The IMD issued red alert for Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, and Tiruvalur on Tuesday, November 9. 
Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Dindigul, Salem, Kallakuruchi, Tirupattur, Vellore, and Ranipet were all given an orange alert.

“The associated cyclonic circulation stretches up to 4.5 kilometres above mean sea level.” During the following 36 hours, it is quite likely to concentrate into a Depression over the Southwest & bordering Southeast Bay of Bengal,” the IMD stated. By the early hours of November 11, it was expected to approach the coast of north Tamil Nadu.

A nice spell is forecast in Chennai starting at noon on November 9 and increasing through the night, according to Pradeep John, who goes by the pseudonym Tamil Nadu Weatherman. However, he predicted that the worst of it — the heaviest rainfall — will begin at noon on Wednesday, November 10 and continue nonstop until noon on November 11.

He went on to say that heavy rains will continue to fall in the Vedaranyam-Thiruvarur zone, which is already drenched.

Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi of the Chennai Corporation told TNM that the Corporation had already identified 41 places that were prone to floods and was informing residents in those areas.

A thunderstorm with exceptionally heavy rain is expected over the delta districts of Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, and Karaikal, according to an IMD bulletin released at 12.30 p.m. on November 9.

Over Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Cuddalore, Madurai, and Sivagangai districts, heavy to very heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected. It predicted heavy rain in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Tiruchirapalli, Villupuram, and Puducherry districts. The rest of Tamil Nadu is expected to see moderate rain, according to the IMD.

Similarly, the IMD has forecast exceptionally heavy rain for October 10 in the delta districts of Cuddalore, Villupuram, Pudukottai, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Puducherry, and Karaikal, according to the IMD.

Chennai, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari, Tenkasi, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and Chengalpattu districts are expected to receive heavy to extremely heavy rain.

The districts of Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, and Tiruvannamalai are all likely to receive exceptionally heavy rain on November 11.




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