Weather today (3 November): heavy rain, thunderstorms on the maps for Tamil Nadu, Kerala; North India for snowfall


Here is the weather forecast for India:

Thursday (November 3)

  • Fairly widespread to widespread light or moderate rainfall is likely over parts of the southern peninsula of India and the islands with isolated heavy falls likely over Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
  • Parasitic thunder is possible in the southern tip of the subcontinent, also on the coast of Tamil Nadu and in some areas of the coast of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall or snowfall is likely over the western Himalayan region.
  • Isolated light rains over nearby plains of northwest India.
  • In the early morning, fog is possible in several areas of northern Uttar Pradesh.

Friday (November 4)

  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall is forecast in isolated parts of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal.
  • Heavy showers are likely in isolated parts of Kerala and Mahé.
  • Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are possible over Kerala and Mahé.
  • In the early morning, fog is possible in several areas of northwestern Uttar Pradesh.

National 5-day forecast

Thursday to Sunday morning 3-day rainfall accumulation forecast (TWC Met Team)

Forecast of the cumulative precipitation over 3 days from Thursday to Sunday morning

(TWC Met Team)

A cyclonic circulation extends over Tamil Nadu and its environs, with an associated trough extending from this system to the northern interior of Karnataka in the lower and mid tropospheric levels.

Northeast winds prevail along and offshore northern Tamil Nadu and adjacent coastal areas of southern Andhra Pradesh.

Under their influence, fairly widespread or widespread light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls, thunderstorms and lightning is expected to continue over Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe until November 6th. Isolated very heavy rains are also very likely over Tamil. Nadu, Pondicherry and Karaikal on November 4 and 5.

Meanwhile, under the influence of new western disturbance, scattered to fairly widespread light or moderate rainfall/snowfall is likely over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit Baltistan, Muzaffarabad and Himachal Pradesh from November 4 to 6. Isolated light to moderate rainfall or snowfall is possible over Uttarakhand, and isolated rainfall over Punjab on 5-6 November.

As for mercury levels, maximum temperatures are expected to be below normal in parts of southern India and slightly near normal in other places during this period. With the exception of western India, a warming trend is expected for overnight lows over the outlook period for other regions, including the western Himalayan region.


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