"Rough to very rough sea conditions are likely to prevail over the south-western and central Arabian Sea. The wind speed is expected to reach 40-50 kmph," the Met department said.
With erratic rainfall threatening to play spoilsport, farmers had been waiting desperately for a good shower to start work on their fields
Only four districts are under the deficit rainfall category while there is no district with scanty rainfall.
The maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 31 and 25 degree Celsius respectively, until Monday noon and 33 and 26 degree Celsius respectively, from Monday to Tuesday noon.
Moderate showers expected in Chennai, while heavy rains may hit delta & western districts
Vellore city witnessed the heaviest of spells of showers this monsoon on Saturday.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the district will continue to receive rainfall accompanied by a thunderstorm for the next two days.
‘Mining by 33 quarries in 10-km radius altered Kavalappara landscape’
Vishnu Soothrathil, a young soldier who went missing in the landslide at Kavalappara on Friday, was a man of steel for local residents.
Due to heavy rains in the catchments of the LBP dam in The Nilgiris, water level in the dam rose at an alarming rate in the past five days.
Heavy rainfall was no deterrent to shoppers on Thursday, a day ahead of Varamahalakshmi festival. Shoppers thronged the markets to make their purchases.
Deficit rainfall in July was covered up by incessant downpour since Wednesday morning.
With heavy rain lashing the city, the overflowing drains and waterlogging are causing trouble to city residents.
Normal life has been affected in Malnad, as the intensity of rain has been increasing every day since Monday.
Five villages in the Western Ghats submerged, over 30 partially flooded; Krishna river swelling drastically with the release of more than 5 lakh cusecs water from Maharashtra’s reservoirs