Monsoon will hit South on December 1

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CHENNAI: The upper east storm, deferred because of the adjustment in course of south westerly winds, will at last hit Tamil Nadu on December 1, said meteorological office executive S Balachandran on Tuesday.

The division said a very much stamped low weight region over the Bay of Bengal is probably going to pack into a despondency amid next 24 hours and move towards the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts. Notices have additionally been issued along the coastline, Balachandran said.

Solid winds and substantial to overwhelming precipitation have been conjecture over seaside Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on December 1and December 2. The office said the low weight zone in southeast Bay of Bengal has formed into a framework and will move toward the northwest co ast in the following 48 hours, bringing precipitation.

Balachandran said the meteorological department has advised fishermen to stay away from the the sea from Wednesday. The department has asked deep sea fishing vessels to return to the shore at the earliest. November is usually the month when the state receives the maximum rainfall annually. However, this year there was negligible rain as the northeast monsoon seems to have evaded the state due to lack of any significant systems being formed.

With no rainfall, temperature in the city has plumme ture in the city has plummeted several degrees during the week. While Monday recorded a minimum temperature of 19.2°C at the Meenambakkam station, the mercury fell to 19.7°C on Tuesday. The maximum temperatures recorded were 29.9°C at Meenambakkam and 30.8°C at Nungambakkam.