Due to the surplus rainfall in Southwest monsoon, water level in eight dams in Dharmapuri district has increased and four dams have reached their maximum capacity.
The BMC's final data on water levels released on Monday (October 24) shows the total useful water content in all the lakes as 97.57 per cent, compared with 96.97 (2021) and 95.28 (2020).
IMD statistics show that post-monsoon rainfall for the country between October 1 and 23 was 104 mm, almost 65 per cent more than the normal of 63.2 mm for the season.
The south-west monsoon is active over Odisha with many parts experiencing showers on Thursday.
Southwest monsoon for the current water year (2022-23) has been normal for the State with 2% excess over normal.
Four-month season records 14% deficit; hot weather to continue
The prevailing weather conditions were attributed to a trough running from north Tamil Nadu to Central Madhya Pradesh across interior Karnataka.
One person was killed and 29 houses were damaged during the Southwest monsoon in Tamil Nadu, Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management KKSSR Ramachandran said on Sunday.
According to the IMD forecast, light to moderate rainfall is expected at several places in north coastal and Rayalaseema districts and at a few places in south coastal districts.
According to Skymet Weather Services, eastern states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal continue to be stressed with below normal rains, even as the monsoon crosses halfway mark.
Heavy rains and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places in the Rayalaseema region, while thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places i
Heavy rains along with thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely to occur at isolated places along with thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in the Rayalaseema region.
Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places in Rayalaseema districts on Saturday and at North Coastal districts and Rayalaseema districts on Sunday.
Vijayawada witnesses intermittent rains even as Godavari and Krishna deltas receive moderate to heavy rainfall
The Nilgiris witnessed 263.5 mm of rainfall between July 10 and 14, which is 125 per cent more than the average and due to which, several houses were damaged and trees uprooted.
According to the IMD forecast, heavy to very heavy rainfall and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely to occur at one or two places in coastal and Rayalaseema districts on Saturday.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected at several places in north while a few places over south coastal districts and Rayalaseema region are likely to receive light to moderate rains.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected at several places in north and south coastal districts while a few places in Rayalaseema region are likely to receive light to moderate rainfall.
The usual date for onset of monsoon in Delhi is June 27. “It is slightly behind schedule, but will cover the rain deficit for June by the first week of July,”
Light to moderate rainfall occurred at many places in coastal Andhra Pradesh and at one or two places in Rayalaseema.