Upper air cyclonic circulation: More rain expected for TN, Pondy
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 18:24
  
Chennai: Formation of an upper air cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal is expected to bring more rains in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry tomorrow, meteorological department said here today.

"An upper air cyclonic circulation has formed over South West and adjoining West Central Bay. Due to this development, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are expected to receive more rain during the next 24 hours starting from 8.30 AM this morning," they said.

He said fishermen have been warned not to venture into the sea as strong offshore winds are expected from Southwesterly to westerly direction, with speeds occasionally reaching 45-55 KMPH along off Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts.

Gingee (Villupuram district) of Tamil Nadu recorded nine cm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

In Chennai, the sky may be generally cloudy, with rain or thundershowers in some areas. The maximum temperature would be around 35 degree Celsius, they said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 18:24


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