Weather Warning during next 5 days
22 November (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over south Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu & Puducherry and heavy at isolated places over south Coastal Andhra Pradesh and South Interior Karnataka.
23 November (Day 2): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Tamilnadu & Puducherry and Kerala.
24 November (Day 3): No weather warning.
25 November (Day 4): No weather warning.
26 November (Day 5): No weather warning.
Weather Outlook for subsequent 2 days from 27th to 29th November 2018
Isolated to scattered precipitation likely over Western Himalayan region; and isolated rainfall likely over extreme south peninsular India, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Dry weather likely over the rest of the country.
As rain/thundershowers likely at most places over Tamil Nadu on 22nd, at many places over Kerala on 22nd and 23rd, over Rayalaseema on 22nd along with heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over south Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu & Puducherry on 22nd, heavy rain at isolated places over south Coastal Andhra Pradesh and South Interior Karnataka on 22nd and over Tamilnadu & Puducherry and Kerala on 23rd November, avoid irrigation, intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in standing crop fields to avoid water stagnation. Keep harvested produce at safe places.
In Tamilnadu, drain out excess water from standing crop fields in Cauvery Delta Zone and Southern Zone. Provide adequate drainage to recently sown millets and Bengal gram crops in Western Zone.
IAs moderate to dense fog in morning hours likely at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya during next 3 days and shallow to moderate fog thereafter. Shallow to moderate fog in morning hours likely at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during next 5 days, monitor the standing crops for incidence and spread of pest diseases, tomato and onion crops for early/late blight disease. If symptoms are noticed, undertake appropriate plant protection measures.
In Western Zone of Tamil Nadu, weather conditions are favourable for blast incidence in rice, farmers are advised to monitor the crops and spray initially with Tricyclozone @ 1g/litre of water followed by second spray with Carbendazim @ 1g /litre of water. Undertake plant protection methods after current spells of rain.
IIn Tamil Nadu, those who rear poultry birds in deep litter system should avoid dampness in litter material to avoid coccidiosis. If dampness is observed, replace it with fresh litter material or apply 5 kg of lime powder per 100 sq ft area