Rains in Tamil Nadu to see a break as Monsoon shifts focus to West Coast

After almost a week of Fairly regular and widespread rains in Tamil Nadu particularly around the interior regions it is time for the rains to take a break.  Yesterday saw many places in Chennai record light to moderate rains in the evening while southern suburbs enjoyed one or two heavy spells as well.  Taramani recorded […]

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Southwest Monsoon Story So Far – As of 29th July

With July coming to and end Southwest Monsoon completes the first half of the season and is an ideal time to take stock of the situation and find out how the season has evolved so far.   Our earlier June review of the Southwest Monsoon Story so far can be accessed here https://www.chennairains.com/archives/southwest-monsoon-2016-story-far-june-review/. To start with […]

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Early Morning Rains in Chennai, Shape of things to come!!!

In a welcome development early morning rains in Chennai of light to moderate intensity was recorded in many areas.  The interior places of Tamil Nadu & adjoining areas of South AP & Karnataka recorded another day of widespread rains with heavy rains in many places for almost a week now.   Yesterday has seen parts […]

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Rains Continue in Tamil Nadu, North Coastal TN to get opportunity today

For the fourth straight day many parts of Tamil Nadu has got rains with the interiors once again enjoying the best spells while coastal areas had passing showers or light rains at most places.  Parts of Vellore, Trichy, Virudhunagar, Erode, Madurai & Tiruppur districts recorded moderate to heavy rains in many places.   Madurai & […]

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Monsoon active over Peninsular India, Interior Places continue to benefit

Since the turn of the week Southwest Monsoon has been active over Peninsular India with many places in the region getting moderate to heavy rains.  These rains have been characterized by intense bursts of rains during late evening / night as many places have witnesses rainfall rates in excess of 5 cms an hour.  Hosur […]

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Widespread Rains in Tamil Nadu, All set to continue today as well

Last evening / overnight saw widespread rains in Tamil Nadu with almost all of the state getting rains except for Chennai and districts to the South of Madurai.  If one were to look at the rainfall pattern in West TN Hosur & Palacode got about 9 cms while in North TN RK Pet near Tiruttani […]

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Chance for Isolated Heavy Rains in Tamil Nadu (North), Chennai could benefit

Yesterday saw the revival of rains in Tamil Nadu after a few days with many places in Interior Tamil Nadu recording good rains.  Vrinchipuram, near Vaniyambadi, recorded about 9 cms of rains till today morning.  While thunderstorms developed around Chennai most parts of the city missed out on the rains while Hindustan University in OMR […]

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Much Needed Revival of Rains in South Tamil Nadu

While North & West Tamil Nadu has been getting on and off thunderstorms since the start of Southwest Monsoon many areas of South Tamil Nadu has been seeing practically dry weather particularly around Madurai, Virudhunagar, Thootukudi etc.   Though it is pretty much a fact major parts of South Tamil Nadu fall under the rain […]

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Southwest Monsoon to pick pace in West Coast of Peninsular India

Southwest Monsoon that was going through a subdued phase over the West Coast of Peninsular India during the second half of July.  Particularly Kerala has been seeing a well below normal monsoon so far with the deficit at 20% lesser than normal so far.  While during the early part of June saw many areas of […]

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As Rains slow down in TN, Isolated Heavy Rains likely in Coastal AP

The last couple of days have seen Rains slow down in Tamil Nadu while synoptic activity takes shape in Central Bay off the coast of North Andhra & South Odisha in the form of an upper air cylconic circulation.  Yesterday also saw fairly quite day on the rains front in TN as Arani in Tiruvannamalai […]

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