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Here’s our latest weather outlook for India

5-Day Nationwide Weather Forecast

A low-pressure system, which formed on Saturday, now lies off the southeastern coast of Nicobar Islands over the Andaman Sea and will continue to move westwards. The system will reach Sri Lanka and south Tamil Nadu coast from Wednesday to Friday and will pass the southern tip of the subcontinent on Friday, and off the south coast of Lakshadweep on next Monday. This system may not develop too fast during the above period, hence the threat of strong winds remains low.

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts, the low-pressure system is very likely to concentrate into a depression by Monday evening and is likely to intensify further. The system may move nearly westwards and reach South Tamil Nadu coast around Wednesday.

The system may induce heavy rains over parts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, especially over the coastal areas. Scattered to widespread rainfall is forecast over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Minimum temperatures will continue to be extremely higher than normal mainly in the central parts of Western Himalayan Region at least until mid-December.

Rainfall accumulation forecast from Wednesday to Friday (TWC Met Team)

Rainfall accumulation forecast from Wednesday to Friday

(TWC Met Team)

2-Day Regional Forecast


  • Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Malabar Coast and Coromandel Coast.
  • Heavy rains are possible in isolated places of Andaman and Nicobar islands.
  • As per the IMD, squally weather with wind speeds of 45-55 kmph is very likely over the southern Bay of Bengal and South Andaman Sea.


  • Isolated thunderstorms are possible over Lakshadweep and Coromandel Coast.
  • In the morning, scattered fog is possible over the state border between Jammu, Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
  • Thunderstorm and lightning are likely at isolated places over Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep.


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