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Southern states to receive heavy rainfall: Indian Meteorological Department

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that southern states Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Puducherry and Karaikal  would receive heavy rainfall on October 16

Southern states to receive heavy rainfall: Indian Meteorological Department
Chennai, First Published Oct 16, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

New Delhi: Isolated places in coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday (October 16), according to the weather department.

The Indian Meteorological Department further stated that a few areas over Lakshadweep and Kerala are also likely to receive heavy downpour throughout the day.

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely at isolated places over Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Lakshadweep and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Also read: Karnataka floods: Relief work on in full swing; state sees improvement after deluge

According to the IMD, the Southwest monsoon has further withdrawn from entire north Bay of Bengal, some parts of central Bay of Bengal, entire Odisha, Chhattisgarh, some parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, some more parts of Telangana, entire Vidarbha, Marathawada, some parts of North Interior Karnataka, most parts of Madhya Maharashtra, some more parts of Konkan, entire north Arabian Sea and some parts of central Arabian Sea.

Conditions are becoming favourable for further withdrawal of southwest monsoon from some more parts of central Bay of Bengal, some more parts of south India, remaining parts of west India and some more parts of central Arabian Sea during next 24 hours.

In Delhi, minimum and maximum temperatures hovering around 21 degrees Celsius and 35 degrees Celsius have been predicted.
However, in Mumbai, the sky will generally be cloudy with the temperature oscillating between 24 degrees Celsius and 36 degrees Celsius. (ANI)

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