Officials of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) have described it as a cloudburst. They said the trend is likely to continue for the next two days.
The cyclonic circulations are moving westwards to the Bay of Bengal from the South China Sea through Myanmar and Thailand, experts said.
Delhi Traffic Police informed the carriageway of IOCL Dwarka To NSG Dwarka is closed due to waterlogging.
Rainfall in the range of 96-104 is normal whereas precipitation in the range of 90-96 is classified as below normal.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Odisha has received 456.3 mm rainfall between June 1 and July 31 which is 19 pc deficit than its average rainfall during the same period.
In view of the increasing water levels, officials went to the villages along the upstream of Polavaram project on both sides of the river bank and requested the villagers to move to relief camps.
Low-lying areas in various districts likely to witness flash floods; maximum temperature across Telangana drop by three to six degree Celsius
The Met Department also warned that thunderstorms and lightning with heavy to very heavy rainfall are likely to occur at isolated places across coastal districts.
The Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday said Cyclone Tauktae will pass through the coastal Goa and Konkan region of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
The Indian Meteorological Department has sounded orange alert across the state barring Thiruvanathapuram, Kollam, Pathnamthitta, Kannur and Kasaragod warning heavy to very heavy rains on Friday.
In the case of Kerala, the state used to get around 204.9 cm rain during the 120-day long south west monsoon season.
Severe heat conditions prevailed at isolated places in coastal and Rayalaseema districts on Sunday.
The new protocol will mandate coastal States to initiate emergency response measures before a weather system is declared as ‘’cyclonic storm”.