Prolonged depression in the Bay of Bengal May Cause Heavy Rain in 6 districts of Tamil NaduVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Sep 16, 2020 10:26 IST
Already August month received record rainfalls across India, and it is set to continue in September also. The southwest monsoon rains are continuing in many parts of Tamil Nadu. Chennai received rains up to 17.9 mm on September 14, night. The low depression formed on the Andhra Pradesh coast in the Bay of Bengal has developed into an intense low depression now centered near Kakinada. It may bring heavy rains to six districts in Tamil Nadu and light showers in many other districts. Fishers are warned not to venture into the Bay of Bengal as winds at 45 to 55kms are expected.
Puviarasan, RMC director, confirms rains in Tamil Nadu.
The RMC or Regional Meteorological Center in Chennai director Puviarasan confirmed to media of rains in Tamil Nadu. Six districts to receive heavy rains include
Districts to receive moderate rains include
Fishers are also advised not to venture into the Kerala – Karnataka coasts as winds of 45 to 55kms speed expected in these places from September 17 to 19. The central Bay of Bengal is expected to have winds of 45 to 55 kms on September 18 and 19. And from September 15 to 19, the southwest Arabian sea will have winds of the same speed.
Warning of waves to rise from 3 to 3.5 meters in south Tamil Nadu coasts in Kulachal and Dhanushkodi on September 16 night at 11:30, is announced by the RMC.