Trend of Warm Winter in India set to continue

This year winter in India has been fairly moderate at most of the times and more often than not has been warmer than what people have been expecting.  In sync with how global patterns have been showing up the incidences of cold wave conditions have been far lesser in North India as well. Things are […]

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Weather in West India to remain Hot over the weekend

This week has seen Weather in West India develop into summer like conditions with fairly high day time temperatures. Ratnagiri saw a maximum temperature of 36.6°C yesterday while Kozhikode recorded 36.2°C a  record high January temperature in recent times. The heat wave like conditions are expected to continue over most parts of Peninsular India over the […]

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A turn towards Hot Weather in South India

Since the turn of the new year Weather in South India was on the whole moderate with winter conditions present.   With the advent of the Uttarayan period indicating the transit of Sun back into the Northern Hemisphere the warmer days are not very far away. The last few days has seen dry weather prevail […]

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2015 is the Hottest Year on Record – WMO

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has officially confirmed 2015 is the hottest year on record.  The average temperatures for the year was 0.76°C higher than the 1961 – 1990 average temperatures.  In what could be a matter of concern for the first time the average temperatures are about 1°C higher than the pre-industrial era.  WMO uses […]

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Weather in South India to turn cooler during nights

The last week or so Weather in South India saw fairly cloudy conditions on account of which the night time temperatures were mostly above normal across the region.  On an average the temperatures were about 2 – 4° higher than the historical average at this time of the year. As we have explained in the […]

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Cold Wave Conditions in North India set to Ease

Cold wave Conditions in North India has been pushing down the minimum temperatures to near freezing levels over the region.  Many places in the Gangetic Plains are seeing night time temperatures in Sub 5°C over the last few days. Kargil saw a minimum temperature of -16.6°C on 24th which is the lowest so far this […]

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Is Winter in Chennai getting Warmer? – Historical Analysis

Most don’t agree to the phrase “Winter in Chennai”  thanks to the pretty much hot climate right through the year. Nevertheless the period between January 1st to February 15th technically could be called as Winter in Chennai after the Northeast Monsoon dies down and the cold dry air from Central India makes its way to […]

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Heavy Rains in Andamans likely due to Northeast Cold Surge

The last few days has seen fairly moderate rains in Andaman Islands. Nancowry has received more than 8 cms rains for the last 2 days.   The upcoming few days are expected to see a few places get very heavy rains thanks to the moisture incursion being pushed into the Bay by the Northeast Cold […]

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Spells of Passing Rains in Chennai Expected during the weekend

Yesterday saw some isolated rains in Chennai with spells of passing showers happening in a few places in OMR.   Thaiyur near Kelambakkam has received about 3 mm rains last night. This is expected to continue for the weekend as well With lower level Easterlies carrying some bit of moisture from the Bay on account […]

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Chennai to get back Cool Nights

The last few days has seen Chennai having warmer than normal nights due to the prevailing rainfall activity over various parts of Peninsular India.  With cloud cover most of the time of the day the nights were warm thanks to the lack of ground radiation transfer back into the atmosphere. Yesterday saw Hosur and parts […]

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