A warm and sunny day ahead

Trough of low over equatorial Indian ocean adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal persists. Cyclonic circulation over Maldives to Comorin area also persists.

Rain is likely to occur over parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam today. Generally dry and hot weather to dominate over most parts of Indian states.

Soaring temperature in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala states is expected to be widespread due to heat wave conditions. From Tuesday, Scattered and widespread rain in many districts will offer some relief from scorching sun.

Temperature over Andhra, Telangana and north Interior Karnataka to shoot up in coming days.

City Outlook:

Chennai will have a warm and humid day with day and night time extremes settling around 33 and 24 C.

Coimbatore will have a warm and humid day with a day and night time temperatures settling for around 36 and 23 C.

Madurai can expect a cloudy and humid day with maximum and minimum settling for around 36 and 24 C.

Vellore will have a hot and humid day with maximum and minimum settling around 34 and 20 C.

Trichy will have a hot, sultry day time with maximum settling around 34 C.