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Western Ghats to get heavy rains, Scattered rains in few districts of TN

Chennai ,September 14 (BPNS)

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that western ghats will get heavy rains in the next few days and that the districts of Tamil Nadu adjoining the western ghats will get scattered rains for the next two to three days. 

Heavy rains may occur in Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni, and Dindugal for two days, according to the IMD prediction for the week that was released on Monday. Thunderstorms with heavy rains are expected to lash these districts in the next couple of days, the weathermen have predicted.

Western Ghats and districts like Salem, Namakkal, Kallakurichi, and North coastal parts may receive moderate to heavy rains on Tuesday, IMD said.

While rains will be scattered on Wednesday along the Tamil Nadu delta region, rains will increase in several districts of the state on Thursday in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

The IMD also predicted that the deep depression in Odisha may not have much impact in Tamil Nadu but the districts adjoining the Western Ghats will receive rains as the weather system will draw up moisture.

Chennai will receive light to moderate rains till Wednesday and cloudy sky is predicted with a maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius.

Tamil Nadu has received an overall rainfall of 32.2 cm which is 24% in excess since June 1, 2021. The IMD report said that Perambalur and Theni districts received 80% rainfall more than the seasonal share.

Nungambakkam and Meenambakkam in Chennai recorded 35.1 degrees Celsius and 35.3 degrees Celsius on Monday that was slightly higher than the expected temperature, the IMD report said.