Posted Tuesday Night:
Severe Heat in Pakistan as Larkana reached 50.6c on 17th May. Moen-jo-daro recorded 50c and Jacobabad 49.5c.
Hottest in India was Barmer aat 47.5c.
BB-1 tracks slowly Northwards and is located at 12N and 81E..120 kms E/SE of Chennai. Will track North, and as it passes Chennai, heavy rains expected along Chennai coast during the night of 17th.
System will strengthen and track NE along the East coast.Subsequently, it may weaken in mid sea.
Posted Monday 16th Night:
BB-1 persisting with the core off the North-East Coast of Sri Lanka. Will now move towards the North Tamil Nadu Coast and strengthen. Will subsequently move and deviate towards NE as mentioned earlier.
Places along North Tamil Nadu coast can get rainfall upto 100 mms or more from Tuesday Morning in next 24 hrs.
Chennai will get intermittent rains with thunder on Tuesday. Rainfall could be between 50-75 mms throughout the City from Tuesday morning in next 24 hrs. Squally winds upto 40-45 kmph likely.