Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka will experience “heavy to very heavy rain” over the next two days, including thunderstorms, lightning, and strong winds, the meteorological department said on Friday.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) expects monsoons to reach all of Kerala, Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, parts of the coast, and the southern interior Karnataka, Rayalaseema, in the next 24 hours.
“It is very likely that the southwest monsoon will move in some parts of the Central Arabian Sea. Some parts of Maharashtra and Goa, other parts of Karnataka. Other parts of Andhra Pradesh, some parts of Telangana, other parts of Tamil Nadu.” IMD said in a statement.
In addition, in some parts of the northern interior of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, southwest Bay of Bengal, west-central, and the east-central Bay of Bengal, rainfall may also occur in the next 2-3 days.
IMD also predicts thunderstorms with lightning and strong winds of up to 30-40 km/h in remote places in East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, and Telangana. Lightning is also possible in remote locations in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzafarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat, Madha Maharashtra Konaderash, Maratwa coast, Yanam, Rayalaseema, interior areas from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaykal, Kerala and Mahe.
“Lightning/dust storms with lightning and strong winds of up to 30-40 km/h are very likely in remote places in western Rajasthan,” he said.
The weather agency continues to forecast heavy rains in remote locations. Which are very likely to occur in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa, Andhra Pradesh coast, Yanam, Telangana, Rayalasiema, the southern coast and inland Karnataka, Tamiliche, Tamil, Karakal, Kerala, and Mahé.
Strong winds vary from 40-50 km/h with gusts of up to 60 km/h are likely over the southwest and west-central of the Arabian Sea and 40-50 km/h over the Lakshadouip region. , southeast of the Arabian Sea off the coast of Kerala,” said IMD.
Furthermore, weather authorities forecast thunderstorms with lightning and strong winds with 30-40 km/h, very likely to occur in remote places of Rajasthan and with lightning in remote places in Madhya Pradesh Vidarbha, Chattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam. Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gujarat State, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Konkan, Goa, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Telangana, Rayalaseema, northern coast and interior, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahé for Saturday.
“Over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Megalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Konkan, Goa, on the coast and inland north of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe, heavy rains are expected in places remote,” Predicts IMD.
Strong winds that vary from 40-50 km/h with gusts of up to 60 km/h are very likely in the southwest and west-central of the Arabian Sea and wind speeds of 40-50 km/h Lakshadweep region, the southeast Arabian Sea off the coast Kerala.
“Fishermen are advised not to enter this area,” he said. Similar weather conditions are expected in these areas on June 6, 7, and 8.