IMD predicts light rainfall in parts of Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for next five days

The Meteorological Centre, Hyderabad has issued a yellow warning in certain parts of Telangana till 12 April.

ByDeepika Pasham

Published Apr 08, 2024 | 5:12 PMUpdatedApr 08, 2024 | 5:12 PM

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The India Meteorological Centres of Hyderabad and Bengaluru recorded light rainfall in a few parts of Telangana, Karnataka and Chennai on 7 April.

According to a press release issued on 8 April, thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) are very likely to occur at isolated places in Adilabad, Komaram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial, Nirmal, Nizamabad, Mahabubabad, Warangal, Hanamkonda, Janagaon, Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthy, Narayanpet and Jogulamba Gadwal districts of the state.

As for Hyderabad for the next 24 hours, there will be a partly cloudy sky. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 39 and 24 degrees Celsius respectively.

Surface winds are likely to be south-easterlies with wind speeds around 6 to 8 kmph.

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Weather forecasts for Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra

According to the India Meteorological Centre of Bengaluru, Kalaburgi recorded the highest maximum temperature of 43.1 degrees Celsius in Karnataka on Sunday, 7 April.

Light rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places from 8th to 13th April over Chamarajanagar, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Kodagu, Shivamogga district, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Bidar, Kalaburgi, Raichur, Yadgir, Vijayapura, Gagad, Bagalkote and Koppal.

Dry weather is very likely to prevail over the remaining districts of the state. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 37 and 23 degrees Celsius respectively.

India Meteorological Centre of Chennai predicted light to moderate rain likely to occur at one or two places over south Tamil Nadu, Western Ghats and Delta districts of north Tamil Nadu, Karaikal area and Puducherry.

Dry weather is very likely to prevail over the rest of  the state. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 37-38 degrees Celsius and 26-27 degrees Celsius respectively.

According to the Meteorological Centre, Amravati, heat wave conditions are likely to occur at isolated places over Rayalaseema on 8 April.

Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places over North Coastal Andhra Pradesh (NCAP) and Yanam.

Hot and humid weather is expected at isolated places over NCAP and Yanam, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh (SCAP) and Rayalaseema.

The highest maximum temperature recorded was 44.5 degrees Celsius at Nandyal and the lowest minimum temperature recorded was 23.0 degrees Celsius at Arogyavaram.

Until 11 April, IMD predicted thunderstorms accompanied by lightning at isolated places over Rayalaseema.

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IMD warnings for Kerala

The Meteorological Centre in Thiruvananthapuram has issued a maximum temperature warning for different districts.

Maximum temperatures are very likely to be around 41 degrees Celsius in Palakkad district, around 40 degrees Celsius in Kollam district, around 39 degrees Celsius in Thrissur district, around 38 degrees Celsius in Kannur, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts.

Ernakulam and Alappuzha districts will witness a maximum temperature of around 37  degrees Celsius and Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram and Kasaragod districts will experience a maximum temperature of around 36 degree Celsius (2 to 4˚C above normal) from 7th to 11th April, the weather department said a release.

It further stated that maximum temperatures are very likely to exceed the 95th percentile of climatological values at a few places in Kerala from 7th to 11th April.

Hot and uncomfortable weather is likely to prevail over these districts except in hilly areas due to high temperatures and humidity.

The IMD also stated that rain or thundershower is most likely to occur at one or two places in Kerala and dry weather is most likely to prevail over Lakshadweep.

(Edited by Shauqueen Mizaj)