With an orange warning issued for Tamil Nadu for the weekend, rains continued to lash many parts of the state on Sunday. Rains continued through the night and December 1 dawned with very heavy showers in parts of the state.
According to the Saturday 10.00 pm weather bulletin from the Regional Meteorological Centre, “Scattered heavy with isolated very heavy rain is likely to continue over Coastal and adjoining districts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal on December 1.”
The heavy and very heavy rainfall is also expected to extend up to Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Thiruppur and Erode that form the western districts of Tamil Nadu. Thunderstorm with lightning is likely to continue in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal until Monday.
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-50 Kmph is likely to prevail over Comorin, Maldives and adjoining Lakshadweep area and therefore fishermen have been advised not to venture out into the sea on Sunday.