Chenai: On Friday night, IMD’s Chennai Regional Meteorological Center predicted thunderstorms and lightning to hit the town over the subsequent few hours. “Light to moderate rain with thunderstorms and lightning is likely to occur at one or two locations over Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Erode, Salem, Coimbatore, Thiruppur, Theni, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Tenkasi, Thoothukudi, Thirunelveli and Kanyakumari from Tamilnadu over the next three hours,” IMD stated in an announcement.
The climate service additional stated that gentle to average rainfall is prone to happen at one or two areas in numerous areas. “Light to average rains are prone to happen at one or two locations over Thiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Ranipet, Vellore, Thirupattur, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Cuddalore, Karur, Namakkal, Nilgiris and Sivagangai districts of the Tamilnadu and Pondicherry for the subsequent three hours,” the assertion continued.
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Earlier on Thursday, March 17, IMD Mumbai Regional Meteorological Center predicted thunderstorms and lightning in Maharashtra. Raigad, Pune, Ahmednagar, Satara, Solapur, Nanded, Dhule districts over the subsequent 3-4 hours,” IMD stated earlier.
In addition, IMD additionally suggested folks to take obligatory precautions in anticipation of moist and stormy climate. The IMD in Nagpur has additionally issued a yellow alert for 3 days and an orange alert for twenty-four hours in just a few components of the state.
“There is a possibility of rain accompanied by thunderstorms, wind and lightning in parts of Vidarbha,” an IMD official stated. “An orange alert has been issued for the next 24 hours and a yellow alert has been issued for the next three days,” the official added.
Heavy rains hit a number of components of Hyderabad on Thursday, bringing much-needed respite from the summer time warmth and dropping temperatures just a few notches beneath regular in just a few locations. Vikarabad district, Marpally village and components of Zaheerabad in Telangana acquired rains on Thursday accompanied by gusty winds and hailstorms.