Waterlogging near Ernakulam North Railway Station, Kerala. (Express photo by Nitin RK)

India Weather News Live Updates (August 30): Continuous heavy rains in parts of Kerala and Karnatak disrupted normal life on Tuesday. Roads were waterlogged, leaving commuters stranded. Schools and colleges were also shut in Bengaluru.

Heavy rains are expected to lash parts of northeast and southern peninsular India over the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. Even though monsoon currents are presently weak associated with the ongoing monsoon-break-like situation, the rains will continue over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, north interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala till Friday. In monsoon-break phase, the rains largely remain restricted to northeast and southern peninsular India regions.

In other news, with a good spell of rain unlikely on Tuesday and Wednesday, August is slated to end with the lowest rainfall in Delhi in at least 14 years. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data, the Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s primary weather station, has recorded a paltry 40 mm of rainfall against a normal of 222.9 mm so far this mont

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