The India Meteorological Department has said that a new low pressure area will form over the North West Bay of Bengal the day after tomorrow (August 7).
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The Meteorological Department has also announced that the rains will decrease gradually in the states of Kerala and Karnataka in the next 2 days.
Southwest Monsoon rains are intensifying in Kerala. The river overflows its banks in many districts. So far 18 people have died due to heavy rains in Kerala. Hundreds of houses were affected by the floods. Traffic has been severely affected as many roads have been washed away by the floods. More than 1000 people have been accommodated in relief camps.
In this case, after the 8th, the announcement that the rains will gradually reduce in the states of Kerala and Karnataka is a comforting news.
Holidays in Nilgiris, Valparai, Kollimalai: District Collector Amrit has ordered a holiday for schools and colleges today (August 5) in Nilgiri district due to continued heavy rains. While yesterday also holidays were declared for schools and colleges in Nilgiris district, holidays are also declared today. Collector Shreya B Singh has declared a holiday only for schools in Namakkal district’s Kollimalai circle. A holiday has been declared only for schools in Coimbatore’s Valparai district.
Today’s Rain Status: Today (August 5) light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning at a few places over Tamil Nadu, Puduwai and Karaikal, heavy to very heavy rain at one or two places in Nilgiri district, Coimbatore, Theni, Dindigul, Erode, Dharmapuri, Salem, Kallakurichi, Perambalur and Namakkal districts. Chennai Meteorological Department has announced that there is a possibility of heavy rain.