A cyclonic circulation is over the South Andaman Sea at a lower tropospheric level, and is likely to move west-northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu in the next four or five days, IMD said.
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places in Khammam, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Mahbubnagar, Nagarkurnool on Thursday and Friday.
Air quality index likely to deteriorate till November 18 because of calmer wind conditions and drop in mercury
Isolated places in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Telangana, Maharashtra, Goa, and Lakshadweep received showers as well, the weather office said in a bulletin.
Madhabarida in Ganjam district and Nayagarh received the highest 80 mm rainfall during the last 24 hours ending 8.30 pm on Sunday, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Depression crossed the north Tamil Nadu coast close to Chennai between 1730 & 1830 hrs IST of today, the 11th November, IMD tweeted.
A helpline with phone No 1077 has been set up in Nellore. A control room with phone Nos. 08572 242753 and 242777 has also been set up in Chittoor to monitor the situation.
Prior to 2021, the state received more than 500 mm rainfall in October of 1932 (543.2 mm), 1999 (567.9 mm) and 2002 (511.7 mm), the IMD has said.
Isolated heavy rain is likely over southern and coastal TN, Puducherry, and Karaikal areas from Sunday till next Tuesday, said the met department.
The IMD forecast predicts an overcast sky on Monday, October 25, with the maximum and minimum temperatures settling at 31 and 18 degrees Celsius, respectively.
On Tuesday, thunderstorms with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places in Sivaganga, Pudukkottai and Ramanathapuram districts.
The Badrinath National Highway in Chamoli district has also been completely blocked due to debris at seven places following incessant rains over the last 48 hours, the district administration said.
All government and private schools, and Anganwadis will remain closed on October 18 due to a heavy rain alert in the state.
The IMD has also issued a yellow warning (heavy rain) for as many as 23 districts, including Hyderabad.
The next two days would be mainly dry. Thereafter, light to moderate rain or thundershowers is expected at isolated places.