Chennai, June 13(BPNS)
Thunderstorms and showers will continue to lash several districts of Tamil Nadu till June 16 . Kanyakumari and several other interior districts of the state are expected to get medium to heavy rains followed by thunderstorms.
Meteorological department in a release said that some other districts of the state would continue with its dry weather and after June 16, there will be a break from the rains and thunderstorms for the whole state.
Thunderstorms with light and moderate rains may mainly be concentrated in a few districts , according to the forecast of the weather department. Sholayar and Valparai areas of Coimbatore district recorded 2 cm rainfall on Saturday while Avalanche and Devala areas of Nilgris district recorded 1 cm of rainfall.
In parts of Chennai also there was light but sporadic showers and Nungambakkam and Ennore recorded light rain with the temperature falling to 37.9 degree Celsius.
Meteorological department officials are of the opinion that Sunday will also record sporadic but light rains with the temperature at 37 degrees Celsius.
Officials of the weather department said that if the low-pressure area over the northwest Bay of Bengal weakens, easterly winds would begin to prevail and convective activity may revive in coastal areas. This would trigger rains.
The state is recording an average of 2.4 cm rains since June 1 since the arrival of the southwest monsoon.