Thunderstorm & lightning is expected in peninsular India, Heavy shower in Tamil Nadu
Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Rayalaseema, Kerala & Mahe, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam and Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal. In Kerala, provide propping in banana. In Tamilnadu, drain out excess water from rice field. Postpone top dressing of fertilizer and pesticide. Undertake propping in late season sugarcane and tying of leaves in banana to avoid lodging.
Heavy rainfall at a few places with very heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and heavy rainfall at isolated places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Rayalaseema and Kerala & Mahe. In Kerala, in Mundakan rice, to control bacterial blight spray Pseudomonas (2%) @ 20 g/litre on the leaves after current spells of heavy rain. In Andhra Pradesh, undertake sowing of rabi groundnut, Bengal gram.
Squally weather conditions likely to prevail over southwest Arabian Sea and also over southwest Bay of Bengal off Sri Lanka coast and adjoining Comorin area. In West Madhya Pradesh, continue sowing of wheat, chickpea, lentil and gram. Undertake planting of potato, nursery preparation of rabi vegetables i.e. tomato, brinjal, chilli, cabbage, cauliflower etc. In Punjab, undertake harvesting of mustard, continue sowing of wheat and oilseeds.