Officials of erstwhile Khammam and Warangal districts urge residents to exercise caution
There is also a cyclonic circulation over southwest Bay of Bengal off the Tamil Nadu coast at 5.8 km above mean sea level.
According to weathermen, the cyclonic circulation over eastcentral Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood now lies over central parts of Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Bay of Bengal.
The district has not received sufficient water from upper catchment areas through Tungabhadra, Krishna and High Level Caval.
In Chennai, the sky is likely to be partly cloudy with light to moderate rain, while thunderstorms and lightning is likely to occur in some areas, as per the IMD bulletin.
An official of the Delhi government's irrigation and flood control department said low-level flooding may occur at a few places along the river but a grave situation is unlikely.
Social media was abuzz with pictures of intense lightning strikes, especially in suburban areas like Iyapanthangal and Chembrambakkam area.
Owing to the present saturated soil condition, there won’t be any problem for the next fortnight even in the event of a dry spell.
District emergency officer Aditya Panda said, “We had evacuated affected people from at least 38 villages which witnessed flood- like situation.
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On Sunday, flood waters seemed to ebb in Junagadh, a day after severe rainfall inundated several low-lying areas of the district.
As per the information provided by the state relief commissioner’s office, 17 people died due to lightning, 12 drowned, and five deaths occurred due to rainfall.
West Japan Railway Co. claimed that services were stopped around 8.30 am.
Landslides caused by heavy downpours have damaged railway tracks at multiple locations between Shimla and Kalka.
Light to moderate rains were reported at several places in Rayalaseema and at a few places in coastal districts.
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District administration prohibits visits to Ponmudi, Kallar, Meenmutty and Mankayam
While Kodagu reported 78 per cent deficit, Chikkamagaluru reported 60 per cent rain deficit since June.
The met office said there would be a surge in rainfall activity due to a cyclonic circulation over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal.
Three substations, 49 power liners, 51 transformers and 77 pillar boxes were affected by heavy rainfall in the city, said electricity minister Thangam Thennarasu on Tuesday.