Weather Highlights of 2015, Part I (Indian Sub Continent)

With a New Year few hours away, here is a COMK collection of Weather Highlights of 2015, Part I in which we will cover few important weather events of 2015 that requires a mention. This list is no means complete and have been prepared with a aim to just highlight the events and create a […]

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Aided by El Nino All set for 2015 the Warmest Year

Amidst talk of Global Warming, we are all set for 2015 the Warmest Year on Record.  In a year which has seen the hottest months record set for almost right through the year it was expected that we see 2015 the warmest year on the whole.  While it is difficult to pinpoint the exact cause […]

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Rains in Tamil Nadu Eases, Turn of the year to be dry

With the Trough of Low near Sri Lanka reducing in intensity Rains in Tamil Nadu have eased with some moderate rains in a few places of South Tamil Nadu seen yesterday. The Turn of the Year is expected to see dry weather prevail over most parts of the Peninsular India with pretty much quite bay […]

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Tamil Nadu Weather, Fair Weather expected for the state

With the Trough of Low showing signs of weakening completely clear weather is ahead for most parts of Tamil Nadu Except for one or two places which saw moderate rains in Tamil Nadu weather was clear for mostly across the state. Except for the passing showers on Saturday in and around Chennai North TN has […]

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Can Astrology Predict Rainfall? – An Experiment for 2016

This NEM season has seen a lot of debate Can Astrology Predict Rainfall? With claims and counter claims about how good or bad astrology could be in predicting rains well in advance compared to Numerical Weather Models.  The reality is somewhere in between. There is no denial there is a science involved in the Almanac’s […]

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Isolated Rains in S.India. Chennai could get passing showers

After almost a week of dry spell across most places it is time once again for some Isolated Rains in S.India .  While this spell of rains are unlikely to revive the Northeast Monsoon over North Tamil Nadu, it could give one or two heavy spells of rains in South TN before the year ends. […]

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N. America misses out on White Christmas, El Nino Impact

In a season of freak weather pattern thanks to the super El Nino this year most parts of Northern Hemisphere are reeling under abnormally high temperatures.  Most parts of Western Europe and the Northeast region of N. America is seeing some record setting maximum temperatures for this time of the year. 2015 has been setting […]

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Why is Chennai Hot during the Day?

While the rains have eased one question now on everybody’s mind, Why is Chennai Hot during the Day? Indeed Chennai is warmer than normal ever since the rains have stopped & what people are feeling shows up in the daily temperature charts put out by IMD Chennai. Yesterday the day time temperature was more than 2.6 ° higher […]

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Northeast Monsoon Winds Down in North Tamil Nadu

After providing historical rains more than once Northeast Monsoon has wound down over North Tamil Nadu.  While officially the season ends on December 31st it is fair to assume looking at the model outputs over the next week or so the Northeast Monsoon rains are pretty much over for North Tamil Nadu this year. In […]

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Chennai Weather – Warmer than normal days to continue

In what is possibly the longest break from rains this Northeast Monsoon in Chennai Weather has been dry for almost 3 weeks now.  While the break from rains has been a relief for many the dry weather has come with warmer than normal days for the last week or so. Northeast Monsoon Update: With Most of […]

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