Isolated Evening thunderstorms over TN

The Thunderstorm season has been chugging along like a groovy train for the past few days over Tamil Nadu. Yesterday also saw heavy Thunderstorm activity over pockets of Delta and Cuddalore districts. Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Perambalur, Ariyalur & parts of Trichy & Villupuram dts along with Pondicherry & Karaikal recorded good rains from late evening […]

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Another Stormy Evening ahead for Tamil Nadu

Yesterday once again saw many places of Tamil Nadu record heavy thunderstorm activity as weak monsoon conditions over Peninsular India worked to the advantage of the rain shadow region. After missing rains for many days the IMD Observatory at Trichy AP recorded a massive 13 cms from evening storms yesterday. Places in North TN once […]

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Thunderstorms continue to rock Tamil Nadu

For the second day in a row large parts of Tamil Nadu saw thunderstorm activity bringing heavy rains. While Chennai saw light rains during the morning hours of yesterday places down south recorded good rains till afternoon. Places in Northwestern Tamil Nadu like Hosur, Denkanikottai etc which was missing Thunderstorms so far recorded good rains […]

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Stormy evening likely over Tamil Nadu

Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the late Arignar Anna once mentioned “வடக்கு வாழ்கிறது, தெற்கு தேய்கிறது” in the context of South India getting lesser share in Union Budgets compared to North India. If one was to use similar analogy for Peninsular India weather during Southwest Monsoon we could say “When West Sleeps the East gets […]

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Thunderstorm activity to continue over Tamil Nadu

Yesterday saw the return of thunderstorms over Tamil Nadu as many places recorded light to moderate rains in the evening. Parts of Chennai also recorded moderate spell of thunderstorms with Anna University recording 14 mm during the evening spell of rains. Satellite image indicates strong banding from the Low Pressure Area over the ChotaNagpur region. […]

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West Coast Slows Down to bring relief

In what could be a huge boost for relief & rehabilitation efforts over the battered places in Western Ghats the rains have slowed down since yesterday with further reduction likely today. Avalanche, famous after 200 cms recorded in 72 hours, recorded just 5 mm for the 24 hours ending today morning 6 AM. Satellite image […]

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Ghats pay a huge price for the plains

A few days back we had put up a post on how the storage levels of dams in Tamil Nadu are a concern with half of the Southwest Monsoon gone. On 23rd July 2019 we had mentioned about how a Cauvery Basin could come under pressure due to poor rains in the catchment areas till […]

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Deep Depression creates Monster Monsoon Spell

Southwest Monsoon has been extremely vigorous over the West Coast bringing extremely heavy rains over many places in Western Ghats. Both Godavari & Krishna basin has been getting very heavy inflows leading to large scale flooding over Peninsular India. In particular North Karnataka is possibly seeing historic water levels in Krishna & it’s tributaries like […]

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Active Monsoon Conditions Persist

Southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over the West Coast with many places along the Ghats all the way from Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu seeing heavy rains. Mukurthi Peak recorded 31 cms for the 24 hours ending today morning. With West coast seeing active monsoon conditions it’s likely to be a very windy day over many […]

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Heavy Rains Ahead for Mumbai

Vigorous Monsoon conditions over parts of Konkan Coast has been bringing heavy rains to many places along the Maharashtra Coast and the Shahyadris. The IMD observatory at Mumbai Airport, Santa Cruz has recorded 173 mm till 5:30 today morning. Satellite images show intense clouding off the Konkan Coast under the influence of strong monsoon surge […]

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