India, Oct. 28 -- South peninsular India is likely to receive widespread and heavy rain till October 30, according to the India Meteorological Department.

A low pressure area is lying over central parts of South Bay of Bengal with the associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 5.8 km above mean sea level. It is likely to move westwards during the next 3 days. A trough in easterlies is running from the cyclonic circulation associated with this low pressure area to northwest Bay of Bengal. Under the influence of these systems, heavy rainfall at a few places with very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Coastal Tamil Nadu till October 30 with isolated extremely heavy rain likely tomorrow, the weather department said....