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Heavy rainfall expected in northern districts of Tamil Nadu

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Posted on : 17/May/2016 10:00:53



 
 
 
The  well  marked  low  pressure  area  over  southwest  Bay  of  Bengal  and  adjoining  Sri Lanka moved  slightly  northwestwards  and  lay  over  Sri  Lanka  and  adjoining  areas  of  Gulf  of  Mannar  and southwest  Bay  of  Bengal .It  would  move north-northwestwards and may concentrate into a depression during next  48 hours.
 
Heavy to  very  heavy  falls  at  a  few  places over north Tamil Nadu & Puducherry and isolated heavy falls over south Tamil Nadu on 17th and isolated heavy rainfall over north Tamil Nadu & Puducherry on 18th May 2016.
 
Squally  wind  speed  reaching  50-60  kmph  gusting  to  70  kmph  would  prevail along and off Tamil Nadu & Puducherry coast during 17 th to 18th May 2016.Sea condition would  be rough to very rough along and off Tamil Nadu& Puducherry coast during 176th-18 th May 2016 morning. Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea along & off Tamil Nadu & Puducherry coasts during next 72 hrs.