Chennai likely to continue receiving rains

Moderate rainfall is expected in many parts of Tamil Nadu over the weekend.

In Chennai, several suburbs including Avadi and Redhills received good showers over the last couple of days.The increase in thunderstorms has been a blessing to the state and has boosted its rainfall this season. Tamil Nadu, this year, has recorded 15 cm against the average of 14 cm for the season since June 1. The Meteorological Department forecast that Chennai may have a cloudy sky and rains or thundershowers may occur till Saturday.

Storms over many parts of Tamil Nadu are maintained by a trough running from Telangana to Comorin area across Rayalaseema and interior Tamil Nadu and another upper air cyclonic circulation over the Lakshadweep area. An increase is rainfall is expected next week from August 14 and 15.

News Courtesy: The Hindu.