The build up of cyclone Remal in the Bay of Bengal could potentially interrupt the IPL 2024 final between KKR and SRH in Chennai – here are the full rain forecast details for KKR vs SRH summit clash in Chennai.

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The mouthwatering clash will witness some highly anticipated matchups as both sides have their bases well covered.

As per the latest Indian Meteorological Department forecast, a severe cyclone named Remal is developing in the Bay of Bengal and will hit the coasts of the eastern state of West Bengal on Sunday (May 26) accompanied by rainfall, for which an “orange alert” is issued. Apart from West Bengal, heavy rainfall in Odisha is also predicted alongside various districts in the southern state of Kerala.

KKR vs SRH IPL 2024 final: What is the rain forecast during the game?

The cyclone Remal is currently 1500 km east of Chennai and is unlikely to cause any major impact on the day of the final. There has, however, been rain in the city a day ahead of the game, and there is some rain predicted for the final as well.

The pre-match practice session of KKR at the Chepauk Stadium, the venue for the final, was called off due to rain.

BBC Weather predicts the chance of precipitation to be 15 to 20 per cent during the IPL 2024 final playing hours. They predict the temperature to be 33 degrees Celsius, with “partly cloudy” weather.

AccuWeather forecasts the weather to be “very warm with sun through high clouds” during the day and “partly clouds” in the evening  According to AccuWeather, there is no chance of precipitation during match hours. It also predicts the temperature will be between 31 and 38 degrees Celsius. puts the chance of precipitation in Chennai during the whole day at 14 to 19 per cent, with the temperature hovering between 31 and 38 degrees Celsius. The humidity is predicted to be 55 to 65 per cent.

What will happen if rain plays spoilsport in KKR vs SRH IPL 2024 final?

An extra 120 minutes will be used to complete the match if rain interrupts play on Sunday. As a safety net, a reserve day is in place the next day (May 27) in case further play isn’t possible on Sunday (May 26).

However, in an unlikely circumstance, if the game is a washout, KKR will be crowned champions due to their higher position on the points table compared to SRH.

For the first time in the tournament’s history, they have finished first with nine wins from 14 games and a net run-rate of 1.428.