The sky remained overcast for most part of the day on Tuesday with occasional mild rainfall. Tiruchi city received some sharp showers in the evening. Some places in the delta region and Pudukottai district received good overnight showers. While Karaikal received heavy rainfall of 5 c.m. during the 24-hour period ending at 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday, Alangudi in Pudukottai district, Tharangampadi in Nagapattinam district and Adirampattinam in Thanjavur district recorded 3 c.m. rainfall each. Manamelkudi, Pudukottai and Tirumayam in Pudukottai district, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai in Nagapattinam district, Pattukottai and Peravurani in Thanjavur district, Thiruthuraipoondi, Muthupet, Nanilam and Mannargudi in Tiruvarur district recorded 2 c.m. rainfall each.
Sirkazhi, Vedaranyam, Kollidam, Madukkur,Thiruvidaimaruthur, Kumbakonam, Tiruvarur and Illupur in the region registered one c.m. rainfall during the same period.
The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, has said that light to moderate rain or thunder shower is likely to occur at many places over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday.