Chennai

Pleasant weather likely to continue in city

Some areas may have rain, say officials

After days of humid weather, the city received thundershowers on Sunday. Residents can look forward to enjoying the pleasant weather on Monday too, as rain is likely to continue.

The sky will be cloudy and some areas in the city may get rain or thundershowers, officials in the Meteorological Centre said.

On Sunday afternoon, several areas in the city like Anna Salai, Arumbakkam, T. Nagar, Thoraipakkam, Royapettah and Kodambakkam received sharp spells of rain. Many areas had heavy winds and rain with thunder and lightning.

While Nungambakkam recorded 0.8 cm of rain, Meenambakkam received 3 cm. The rainfall occurred due to convective activity, officials said.

Nungambakkam recorded a maximum temperature of 37.3 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 25 degrees Celsius. In Meenambakkam, it was 36.3 degrees Celsius and 24.3 degrees Celsius respectively.

Some areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry may receive heavy rainfall. On Sunday, Tiruttani, Puducherry and Vellore got the maximum rainfall of 3 cm.

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