Light to moderate rainfall is expected in most areas, with severe rainfall in isolated areas, according to the IMD.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heavy to very heavy rain would fall in isolated locations across seven states and union territories on Wednesday and Thursday. On these two days, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, coastal and south interior Karnataka, north Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, south coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana will have scattered showers, according to the IMD.
For Bengalore, IMD has issued a Yellow warning on Wednesday and Thursday, according to Sadananda Adiga, a meteorologist at IMD’s Bengaluru centre, the skies will be gloomy across the city, with the possibility of rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning. Bengaluru had a maximum temperature of 27.6 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 19.8 degrees Celsius on Wednesday morning, according to Adiga. A total of 7.1 millimetres of rain fell on the city. Kempegowda International Airport received 2.6 millimetres of rain, HAL Airport received 8.2 millimetres of rain, and Yelahanka received 4.2 millimetres of rain.
IMD said in a release on Tuesday that light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over coastal and south interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal and coastal Andhra Pradesh during next four days and over Rayalaseema during next two days.
According to IMD, thunderstorms with lightning are also likely in isolated areas in north and south Goa. On November 17 and 18, strong winds with gusts up to 60 kmph are expected over the southwest Bay of Bengal, as well as off the shores of south Andhra Pradesh and north Tamil Nadu.