Active Monsoon conditions to give heavy rains to West Coast

With Southwest Monsoon making quick progress over the West Coast many parts of Southern Peninsular India has now come under the influence of Monsoon conditions.  As we have mentioned in the past there is no direct correlation between delayed onset of monsoon and the overall rainfall performance for the year. This year while it was […]

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Break in Chennai Rains expected as Southwest Monsoon takes center stage

After 3 or 4 days of rains in and around Chennai rains are expected to take a break as Southwest Monsoon sets foot on the Indian Sub Continent officially.  With IMD confirming the Monsoon Onset over Kerala (MOK) it is time to look at the West Cost for sustained rainfall activity as the monsoon magic […]

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2nd Straight Day of Rains in Chennai, Chance for a Hat-trick exists

Rains in Chennai during the month of June while not being rare heavy rains in Chennai during June does not happen often.  Yesterday though saw the second day of heavy rains in parts of Chennai. While on Monday both the observatories of Chennai, Nungambakkam & Meenambakkam, recorded good rains yesterday saw Meeenambakkam miss out with […]

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Overnight Rains in Chennai, Pleasant day likely under cloudy skies

Heavy overnight rains in Chennai lashed many parts of the city after two days of near misses.  The rains were pretty much confined to North Tamil Nadu as parts of Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram & Chennai districts recorded the bulk of rains last night.  Ramakrishnaraju Pet (RK Pet) recorded 40 mm rains yesterday evening. Gusty winds accompanied […]

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Possible Pleasant Chennai Weather with some rains interspersed

Yesterday’s rains in many suburbs of Chennai highlighted the risk with Chennai Weather forecasts particularly when it comes to the thunderstorm season between summer & the onset of Northeast Monsoon.  During the evening time we had places around Tambaram, OMR and few suburbs to the south of the city get some spells of rains while […]

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Chennai Rains A possibility today under favorable atmospheric conditions

The last week or so Chennai Rains has been a hide and seek game with some suburbs of Chennai like Vandalur, Guduvancherry receiving rains on Friday while the city had to wait for its turn of thunderstorms.  Things are certainly looking better today with favorable atmospheric conditions present for possible rains over North Coastal Tamil […]

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Chennai Temperatures Under Check, Isolated Rains in North TN

Thanks to last evening thunderstorms in the suburbs of Chennai Temperatures in the region has come down a notch to make up a pleasant and cool morning for the weekend.   Overall the temperatures have been pretty normal so far this June with only Tiruttani crossing 40 degrees more than a couple of times with […]

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Mostly Dry Weather in Tamil Nadu to prevail

Yesterday saw pretty much abnormal Weather in Tamil Nadu with the usual interior places not as hot as a normal day.   The maximum temperature at Vellore probably indicates how abnormal weather in Tamil Nadu was yesterday with the maximum temperature only being 33.9 making it one of the cooler places in the plains of […]

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Cloudy Morning & Early Sea Breeze to check Chennai Temperature

The first day of June saw Chennai Temperature touch 39 degrees at both the observatories, Nungambakkam & Airport, which was about a degree or so higher than normal.  Tiruttani was the hottest place in the state at 41.5 degrees while Vellore was the only other place to cross 40 degrees yesterday.  But fortunately thanks to […]

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Southwest Monsoon Onset over Kerala – Current Status

As May gives way to June it is that time of the year, Southwest Monsoon Onset, a weather phenomenon that not only holds fascination for weather watchers across the globe but is critical to the growth prospects of India thanks to the large parts of the country that is still dependent on the monsoon for […]

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