Weather Update: The IMD predicted the formation of a low pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal on Wednesday, November 9, resulting in very heavy rains over areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on November 11.
The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on Friday, November 11. According to IMD, a low pressure area is likely to form over southwest Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Sri. Lanka, around 9 November 2022.
According to the IMD, the low pressure area is very likely to move northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts during the next 48 hours, possibly with slight intensity.
According to the Meteorological Department, there is snowfall and rain in the plains of North and Central India. On November 9, cold weather will be seen in these areas. Many states of the country including Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana and Odisha may experience cold soon.
The cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal is also responsible for the recent three to four days of continuous rain. According to the Meteorological Department, today rain from Northeast Monsoon is likely to occur in different areas of the country including Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry and Karaikal.
Weather activities in the next 24 hours:
During the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain at one or two places is very likely over South Tamil Nadu and South Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Light to moderate rain may occur over remaining parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Light rain is possible over South Interior Karnataka, Coastal Karnataka and Rayalaseema.
Light to moderate rain and snow are possible over Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad.
Scattered light rain and snow may occur in Uttarakhand.
According to private weather forecasting organization Skymet Weather, light rain and snow may occur in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Himachal Pradesh today. There is also a possibility of rain in many areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and South Interior Karnataka.
Rain is possible at many places including Punjab, South Assam and Manipur. On the other hand, most of the places in Delhi’s AQI rating are considered in the severe category.
The air quality index of Delhi and NCR will remain in the very poor to poor category.