Last night saw isolated rains over a few places in Chennai. Avadi received about 9 mm rains while other places like Poondi, Puzhal etc received about 5 mm rains. Places in South Chennai like Anna University, Thiruporur also received few spells of rains.
Last evening many places South of Chennai along the Tambaram – Mahablipuram stretch got good rains while one or two places around Airport got passing drizzle. North & West Chennai had to live with humid evening which became better as the night came on.
Like the previous days some areas of South Chennai received isolated spells of passing showers last night. The rains were extremely isolated and was a drizzle at most places. Most of Tamil Nadu was dry with only one or two places receiving light spells of evening convective rains
Last couple of days has seen rains taking a break from Chennai though a few places in South Chennai got isolated spells of rains last evening around Meenambakkam, Nanganallur, Tambaram. Most parts of the city had to be content with Cloudy weather and humid evening.
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Last evening saw quite a few areas in Chennai receive spells of rains in the evening, though not heavy as the previous day nevertheless the rains were a good end to a warm day. A Similar day is on the cards for today as well.
In what was possibly the heaviest and the most widespread rains for the season, Chennai and surrounding areas received heavy late night rains. Areas near the Airport received the heaviest rains with Kolapakkam just off the Airport runway recording 68 mm. The City’s IMD AWS recorded 31 mm in Nungambakkam
The last couple of days have seen late night thunderstorms come very close to Chennai and provide heavy rains to places North of Chennai. Ennore received very heavy rains of 50 mm around Monday early morning.
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Last night saw rains lash North Costal Tamil Nadu between Mahabalipuram & Pondicherry with areas in South Chennai like Tambaram, Madipakkam, Pallavaram, OMR etc also receiving good spells of rains. As expected the rain bands shifted South compared to the day before.