Warning issued to some interior districts; sky likely to remain cloudy across Chennai
Heavy rainfall warning has also been issued for Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni, Dindigul, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Tirupattur districts.
The IMD said isolated heavy rainfall is also likely over south and ghat areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe, coastal and south interior Karnataka during April 14-16.
IMD said no significant heat wave conditions are likely over the country during next one week.
Light to moderate rainfall or thundershower activity may occur in few places of Odisha in the next four days.
The current study highlighted the drastic alterations to come over future decades in India by isolating the response in the Eastern and Western Hemisphere zones.
Though farmers are badly upset over the unprecedented loss, a small section, however, is glad. Farmworkers, who otherwise do not get much work, are now being engaged by farmers to retrieve crops.
The unseasonal rains in January have been causing havoc in delta and southern districts inflicting heavy crop loss and flooding in low lying areas.
Torrential rains that continued on Tuesday in Thanjavur district dashed the residual hope of salvaging a little from their samba paddy crop.
In a tweet, IMD stated, "Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall also very likely over Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during next 24 hours."
Average of 123 mm rainfall recorded on Tuesday- highest for a January day; more rains predicted
With the Northeast monsoon yet to withdraw, several parts of the State are witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall, which is unusual in January.
Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar receives 97 mm rainfall ahead of cyclone Burevi, no damage reported so far
The average rainfall received is 8.13 mm, and no damages due to the rains have been reported in the district so far.
Extreme heavy rainfall predicted in T’Puram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha dists
In the UT, standing crops in about 1,600 hectares of farmlands have been damaged by Nivar, said the government.