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Meteorological Dept. forecasts rain in Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Meteorological Dept. forecasts rain in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.(Photo for representation)

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted thunderstorms with Light to moderate rain in parts of Tamil Nadu and heavy rain in Kerala.

The IMD Chennai said that thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Madurai, Erode, Tiruppur, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Tiruvallur, Karur, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Cuddalore, Pudukottai, Salem, Kallakurichi, Tiruchirapalli and Dindugal districts of Tamilnadu and Karaikal area within next one to three hours.

Earlier in the day, IMD issued a warning of heavy rain in Kerala for the next five days due to strong westerly winds in the Arabian Sea.

Orange alert has been issued by IMD in six districts of Kerala on May 15.

In the wake of rain prediction, the state has made necessary arrangements in all districts.