Rainfall due to easterlies over S,S-E.Tamilnadu, till 8:30am of 28-Dec-2012. Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dt), Rameswaram and R.S.Mangalam (both Ramanathapuram Dt) and Satankulam (Toothukudi Dt) 3 CM each Tondi and Pamban (both Ramanathapuram Dt), Srivaikuntam and Tiruchendur (both Toothukudi Dt), Radhapuram and Palayamkottai (both Tirunelveli Dt) 2 CM each Nagercoil, Pechiparai, Boothapandy and Kanyakumari (all Kanyakumari Dt), Cheranmahadevi, Ambasamuthiram and Nanguneri (all Tirunelveli Dt), Karaikudi and Devakottai (both Sivaganga Dt), Karaikal (Karaikal Dt), Vedaranyam and Nagapattinam (both Nagapattinam Dt), Mudukulathur and Ramanathapuram (both Ramanathapuram Dt) 1 CM each.
The UAC mentioned earlier in the South, is set to enter TN on schedule by 28th. From this upper air system, already embedded in the trough, rains along the TN coast can be expected next 2 days from Friday.
Chennai can get some showers, with gusty winds from the NE. Friday,Saturday,Sunday, i would expect cumulative of around 25 mms in Chenai.
as I expect the system to now move N/NW. Somewhat along the coast. maybe upto Bengal by the 31st...but this to be observed.
AS this moves, rainfall mov along interior Karnataka and into S. Mah by the 30th.
N.I. Karnataka can get showers on the 29th,and Bangallore a day earlier, as mentioned before.