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IMD: Heavy rain predicted in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu today

IMD: Heavy rain predicted in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu today :- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy rainfall for today (Tuesday) at isolated places over the familiar terrain of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Pondicherry as the countdown for the 2019 North-East monsoon progressed.

IMD: Heavy rain predicted in Kerala

Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning due to the transitional weather from South-West to North-East monsoon, are warned over Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, and the North-Eastern States.

Over Peninsular India and the South Peninsula, the extreme weather activity will be manifest over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry with the North-East monsoon almost on the door.

Exactly similar weather conditions marked by heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, and lightning are forecast to continue over these regions for tomorrow (Wednesday) as well, the eve of the likely onset window for the North-East monsoon.

India Met Department (IMD) said that the South-West monsoon has further withdrawn from the remaining parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, some parts of Konkan, and Madhya Maharashtra over West and Peninsular India.

Meanwhile, the sky will mostly be cloudy with the minimum and maximum temperatures hovering around 20 degrees Celsius and 33 degrees Celsius in Delhi.

While in Mumbai, the sky will partly be cloudy with the temperature oscillating between 26 degrees Celsius and 36 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, the US National Centres for Environmental Prediction has said that the next fortnight ending October 30 would see rains spread out over the Interior Peninsula as well along both the West Coast and the East Coast, to which IMD agrees as well.