Chennai, Mar 17 (PTI):Rainfall occurred at many places

over Lakshadweep, at a few places over Kerala,

Telangana and isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra

Pradesh and Karnataka. Dryweather prevailed over Rayalaseema.

The chief amounts of rain fall recorded in centimetres

T A M I L NA DU : Sivakasi (Virudhunagar Dist) 4, Sankarankoil

(Tirunelveli Dist) 3, Rajapalayam (Virudhunagar Dist),

Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist) 2 each, Kalugumalai (Toothukudi

Dist) 1.

KERALA : Perumbavur (Ernakulam district ) 3, Agathi AP

( Lakshadweep), Alappuzha &Kurudamannil ( Pathanamthitta

district ) 2 each and Amini ( Lakshadweep ) , Punalur ( Kollam

district ) , Vadakara ( Kozhikode district ) , Ambalavayal &

Vythiri ( both in Wayanad district)& Haripad ( Alappuzha

district ) 1 each.

ANDHRA P RA DE S H : Koyyalagudem (dist West Godavari)

1, Mangalagiri (dist Guntur) 1.TELANGANA : Kamareddy (dist

Nizamabad) 4, Ramayampet (dist Medak) 4, Ramgundam

(dist Karimnagar) 4, Aswaraopet(a) (dist Khammam) 3,

Aswaraopeta (dist Khammam) 3,Chennur (dist Adilabad) 3,

Pinapaka (dist Khammam) 3, Kothagudem (dist Khammam) 3,

Tadwai (dist Nizamabad) 2, Venkatapuram (dist Khammam) 2,

Banswada (dist Nizamabad) 2,Manuguru (dist Khammam) 2,

Govindaraopet (dist Warangal) 2, Gandhari (dist Nizamabad) 2,

Birkoor (dist Nizamabad) 2, Venkatapur (dist Warangal) 2,

Palawancha (dist Khammam) 1,Dharmapuri (dist Karimnagar) 1,

Yellareddy (dist Nizamabad) 1, Domakonda (dist Nizamabad)

1, Mulakalapalle (dist Khammam) 1, Makloor (dist Nizamabad) 1,

Luxettipet (dist Adilabad) 1,Bhadrachalam (dist Khammam) 1,

Naga Reddipet (dist Nizamabad) 1, Aswapuram (dist

Khammam) 1, Bhiknur (dist Nizamabad) 1, Machareddy (dist

Nizamabad) 1, Burgampadu (dist Khammam) 1, Bhiknur (dist

Nizamabad) 1, Machareddy (dist Nizamabad) 1, Burgampadu (dist

Khammam) 1, Asifabad (dist Adilabad) 1, Medak (dist Medak) 1,

Asifabad(arg) (dist Adilabad) 1, Adilabad (dist Adilabad) 1,

Armur (dist Nizamabad) 1.

KARNATAKA: Mundgod (uttara kannada dt), Kundgol

(Dharwad dt) 1 each.LOWEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORDED IN THE

PLAINS OF THE REGION:Da v a n a g e r e : 15 Deg C

LAST 24 HOUR CHANGEThe Minimum temperatures were

Markedly fall (-4.10 C or less) Appreciable fall (-2.10 C to

-4.00 C) at one or two place over Telangana.No large change

(-2.00 C to 2.00 C) over rest of the region.Appreciable rise

(2.1 0 C to 4.0 0 at one or two places over North interior

Karnataka and Rayalaseema.Markedly rise (4.10 c or more) C)

DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL:The Minimum temperatures were

Markedly above normal (5.0 C or more)Appreciably above

Normal (3.1OC to 5.0O C) at one or two places over South

Coastal Tamil Nadu and North Tamil Nadu.Above normal (1.6O C

to 3.0O C) Normal (-1.5O C to 1.5O C) over rest of the region

Below normal (-1.6 0 to – 3.0O C) Appreciably below normal (-

3.1OC to 5.0O C) at one or two places Kerala.Markedly below

normal (- 5.0O C or less).

HIGHEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECOREDE IN THE REGION:

Cuddapah, Nalgonda, Palayamkottai and Karur Paramathi: 37 deg

CLAST 24 HOUR CHANGE:The maximum temperatures were Markedly

rise (4.10 c or more) Appreciable rise (2.1 0 C to 4.0 0 C)

at a few places over STN.No large change (-2.00 C to 2.00 C)

elsewhere over the region.Nearly normal Appreciable fall

(-2.10 C to -4.00 at a few places over Kerala, Rayalaseema,

at one or two places Karnataka.Markedly fall (-4.10 C or less)

DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL:Rhe maximum temperatures were

Markedly above normal (5.0 C or more) Appreciably above

Normal (3.1O C to 5.0O C) at one or two places over Kerala.

Above normal (1.6O C to 3.0O C)Near Normal (-1.5O C to 1.5O C)

over rest of the region.Below normal (-1.6 0 to -3.0O C) at

one or two places over Rayalaseema.Appreciably below normal (-

3.1O C to 5.0O C) at many places over South Tamil Nadu at one

or two places over Telangana, Coastal and North interior

Karnataka.Markedly below normal (- 5.0O C or less).

THUNDERSQUALL WARNING:

DAY 1(17TH MARCH 2017): Isolated thunder squall is

very likely to occur over Kerala and North Coastal Andhra

Pradesh.DAY 2(18TH MARCH 2017): Isolated thunder squall is

very likely to occur over Kerala.

DAY 3(19TH MARCH 2017): Nil.

DAY 4(20TH MARCH 2017): Nil.

DAY 5(21ST MARCH 2017): Nil.

LOCAL FORECAST FOR CHENNAI CITY AND NEIGHBOURHOOD:

FOR NEXT 24 HOURS: The sky condition is likely to be partly

cloudy. Maximum and Minimum temperature is likely to be around

35 and 27 deg Celsius respectively.

FOR NEXT 48 HOURS: The sky condition is likely to be

partly cloudy. Maximum andMinimum temperature is likely to be

around 35 and 27 deg Celsius respectively.

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