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during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hours IST of

today, the 12th November, 2018 over Westcentral and adjoining

Eastcentral & Southeast Bay of Bengal near latitude 13.

1N and longitude 87.0E, about 730 km East of Chennai and 820

km east-northeast of Nagappattinam.

It is very likely to move west-southwestwards and

intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 24

hours and maintain the intensity during subsequent 24 hours.

Thereafter, while moving westsouthwestwards, it is

likely to weaken gradually and cross north Tamilnadu coast

between Nagappattinam and Chennai as a Cyclonic Storm during

15th November forenoon.

Rainfall occurred at isolated places over Tamilnadu.

Dry weather prevailed over Kerala, Lakshadweep, Karnataka,

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

THE CHIEF AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL RECORDED IN CENTIMETRES

ARE: TAMIL NADU: Thuckalay (Kanyakumari Dist) 1.

KERALA: Kottayam 2.

KARNATAKA: Nil.

ANDHRA PRADESH: Nil.

TELANGANA: Nil.

DESCRIPTION OF TEMPERATURE LOWEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE

RECORDED IN THE PLAINS OF THE REGION: Adilabad : 07 C.

HEAVY RAINFALL WARNING : Day 3 (14-11-18): Heavy rain

is likely to occur at isolated places over South Coastal

Andhra Pradesh .

Day 4 (15-11-18): Scattered heavy to very heavy with

isolated extremely heavy rain is likely to occur at most

places over Tamilnadu and Puducherry.

Heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places

over Kerala, Rayalaseema and South Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

Meteorological Sub Division DAY 1 12.11.18 DAY 2 13.11.18 DAY

3 14.11.18 DAY 4 15.11.18 DAY 5 16.11.18 WX outlook for 17.

11.18 & 18.11.18 Tamil Nadu & Puducherry, Kerala Lakshadweep

WS NSC Coastal Karnataka DRY ISOL SCT NSC North interior

Karnataka DRY DRY DRY ISOL SCT NSC South interior Karnataka

DRY NSC Coastal Andhra Pradesh DRY Rayalaseema DRY DRY ISOL

NSC Telangana DRY DRY DRY ISOL ISOL NSC

Day 5 (16-11-18):

Scattered heavy with isolated very heavy rain is likely to

occur at many places over Tamilnadu and Puducherry and Kerala.

Heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over

South interior Karnataka.

LOCAL FORECAST FOR CHENNAI CITY AND NEIGHBOURHOOD: For next

24 hrs: The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy.

Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 32

and 24 deg Celsius respectively.

For next 48 hrs: The sky condition is likely to be

generally cloudy. Light rain is likely to occur in some areas.

Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 31

and 25 deg Celsius respectively.

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