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Rainfall to Continue for Two Days in Tamil Nadu

The Regional Met Department has issued a warning of isolated heavy rain in interior Tamil Nadu, as the low pressure over Cape Comorin in south Kanyakuamri shifted to the southeast Arabian Sea on Thursday. Rain has also been forecast in other parts of the State in the next two days.

Published: 08th May 2014 09:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th May 2014 11:40 PM   |  A+A-

The Regional Met Department has issued a warning of isolated heavy rain in interior Tamil Nadu, as the low pressure over Cape Comorin in south Kanyakuamri shifted to the southeast Arabian Sea on Thursday. Rain has also been forecast in other parts of the State in the next two days.

The maximum temperature dipped to 34 degrees celsius in the State. "The State will continue to receive rainfall for about two more days. The rain will be scattered," said S R Ramanan, director of the Area Cyclone Warning Centre of the RMC Chennai.

The Chennai Meenambakkam weather station noted the maximum temperature in the State on Thursday at 34 degrees celsius, over two degrees below normal for the Meenambakkam station. Tamil Nadu recorded the lowest maximum temperature among the metros, below Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata on Thursday.

Thiruvarur received the highest rainfall with 64.2 mm followed by Ramanathapuram with 57.8 mm. Chennai received 4.6 mm of rainfall.

 

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