Low-Pressure Likely Over BoB; Widespread Rain Expected In Peninsular India
New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that a low-pressure area is likely to develop over southeast Bay of Bengal in the next 24 hours.
According to the IMD’s latest bulletin, a cyclonic circulation lying over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal was likely to lead to a low-pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal during the next 12 hours.
It is likely to move west-northwestwards towards Sri Lanka and south Tamil Nadu coast, it added.
THe IMD further stated that a trough ( line of low pressure) is running from the cyclonic circulation over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal to south Tamil Nadu in lower tropospheric levels.
Under the influence of this, light to moderate scattered/fairly widespread rainfall was very likely in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, Rayalaseema, south Interior Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Tami Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal during the next five days.
” Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal until November 28. It was also very likely in south Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam.
Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely in south Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam and Rayalaseema over the weekend. Isolated heavy rainfall was also very likely in Kerala and Mahe until November 28, ” it added.