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By S Vikram | Aug 08, 2019 10:40 AM

The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamilnadu and Pondicherry for the next 3 days. The predication also includes the wind speed of 40 to 50 Km over the Bay of Bengal.  On the other side of India, the Kerala disaster Management authority has issued a ‘Red Alert’ warning for Idukki, Malappuram and Kozhikode districts for the next 24 hours.

Hevay rain in TN and Pondy for 3 days-Red alert in Kerala

The IMD has predicted a ‘fairly widespread’ to ‘Widespread’ rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in the state of Kerala for the next three days.

A week ago, the Indian Metrological Department has revealed the prediction that the month of August is likely to register 99% of rainfall across the count as per the report by ANI. The reports further state that there could be variations of 9% in the forecast. “Qualitatively the rainfall over the country as a whole during the second half of the season is likely to be 100 per cent of the LPA with a model error of 8%” the IMD report was quoted by ANI.

Also, the second half of the South West Monsoon (August to September) is likely to be normal accounting to 94-106 per cent of LPA with a probability of 45 per cent.