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Chennai gets moderate to heavy showers

- May 20, 2021

Chennai, May 20(BPNS)

Many parts of Chennai are experiencing moderate to heavy rainfalls with thunder clouds looming large over the city. Officials of the meteorological department said that Tamil Nadu will experience scattered rainfall till May 22.

The Regional Meteorological centre in Chennai in a statement said, “ Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at a few places over western ghat districts, interior Tamil Nadu and light rain is likely to occur at a few places over coastal Tamil nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.”

The IMD also said that a low pressure area is likely to form over north Andaman Sea and adjoining east central Bay of Bengal around May 22,2021. The regional meteorological centre also said that this is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 24 and move northwards and reach West Bengal –Odisha coast around May 25 morning.

Thunderstorm is likely to continue over many parts of the state till the weekend ahead of the formation of a weather system over Bay of Bengal.