Rains have come back to Chennai and Puducherry even as the causative low-pressure area over the West-Central Bay of Bengal weakened, breaking up into smithereens in the form thunderstorms.
Some of these have meandered to the adjoining Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast, unleashing their contents in the form of thundershowers.
Nellore and Tirupati in Coastal Andhra Pradesh remain overcast this morning.
India Met has forecast heavy rain at isolated places - whereever prevailing winds take these thunderstorms to - along the coasts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as also in the interior over Rayalaseema and Kerala over the next two to three days.
An outlook valid for the next six days (until November 25, Wednesday next) spoke about the possibility of rain or thundershowers at many places over extreme South Peninsula (South Tamil Nadu and adjoining South Kerala) as also at isolated places over the rest of the peninsula.
The US Climate Prediction Centre continues to project heavy rain for Chennai and the neighbouhood to the South (likely covering Puducherry) during the week ending Tuesday, November 24.
The rains may lose intensity during the week that follows, but it is again Chennai that would likely receive most of the rain, according to the US agency's outlook.
An experimental storm tracker featured by it suggests that the next wave of organised rainfall (spearheaded by a low-pressure area) would hit the Tamil Nadu coast between November 27 and December 2.
Source : The Hindu Business Line