The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rain and thunderstorms in Chennai and surrounding areas in the coming days.
Weathermen said that westerlies were causing convergence of wind over the coast.
The IMD in the forecast said that the sky in and around Chennai was likely to be partly cloudy, and thunderstorms with light rain were likely to occur in the next four days.
Thunderstorms and light rain warnings were issued for Chennai city till Monday, IMD said.
Officials said that weakening westerlies cyclonic circulation over central India and the Bay of Bengal might bring in a convergence of wind that would bring rain to the city. The weather department also predicted that rural Tamil Nadu would also receive rainfall in the coming days due to the above phenomenon.
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