South West Monsoon to continue unabated

The monsoon trough is very likely to remain in its near normal position and continue to be active in the coming 5-6 days. A low pressure area is very likely to form over North Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood during next 24 hours. Rainfall activity is likely to increase over parts of nortwest India from today. Subdued rainfall activity is likely to continue over East and NorthEast India during next 2-3 days.

Sea conditions are very likely to remain very rough over major parts of the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal for next 4-5 days. The axis of monsoon trough at mean sea level continue to passes throug Anupgarh, Jhunghunu, Shivpuri, Sidhi, Pendra, Chaibasa, Digha and thence east-southeastwards to East central Bay of Bengal and extends upto 0.9km above mean sea level.

City Outlook:

Chennai – Warm and breezy with partly sunny weather(35/26C) will prevail for most parts of the day. Sharp showers are possible by evening.

Vellore – Partly cloudy pleasant and comfortable with highs of 32C and mins of 25C. Chance of a shower by noon/evening.

Trichy – Warm and breezy with highs of 34C and lows of 25C. Chance of an odd shower by evening.

Madurai – Warm partly cloudy with max of 34C and min of 25C. A spell or two in the vicinity.

Coimbatore – Cool overcast and breezy with day highs of 27C. Drizzle/Showery conditions will prevail at various times of the day.