Weather Updates: Clouds over Delhi-NCR, heavy rain in these parts of the country today, alert issued again

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On Wednesday, heavy rains were recorded in many areas of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh. On November 18, heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely over North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, and South Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

The country's capital Delhi is partly cloudy on Thursday. Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 11 degrees Celsius and the air quality remained 'very poor. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature in Delhi-NCR is likely to drop to 9 degrees Celsius this week. The maximum temperature of the day is expected to go up to 27 degrees. Talking about the weather in the rest of the country, there is a situation of rain in many states of South India. A red alert has been issued in Tamil Nadu due to rain. Following the red alert issued by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Chennai, various parts of the city received heavy rains on Thursday and are still likely to occur.

According to the IMD, there is a possibility of heavy rainfall in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, and Ranipet on Thursday due to low pressure along the coast. The weather forecast agency had earlier predicted that heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur over Tamil Nadu coast during the next 24 hours with extremely heavy rainfall over Andhra Pradesh's southern coastal region Rayalaseema and adjoining areas of north Tamil Nadu.

According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of light rain at most places with heavy rain at isolated places over Coastal and South Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next 5 days. During this, there is a possibility of rain in Rayalaseema for the next three days.

Heavy rains were recorded in several areas of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. On November 18, heavy to very heavy rainfall was very likely over North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, and South Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

During this week, strong winds gusting to 60 kmph gusting to 40-50 kmph are expected in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into areas with strong winds.