Cyclone in the Making off the coast of Tamil Nadu.

As the Bay Depression churns away on its way towards the coast of Tamil Nadu we are likely to see the possibility of a cyclone in the making over the next 24 hours or so.  Showing some signs of intensification over the last 24 hours or so after climbing up the latitude the depression now […]

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Well Marked Low in Bay of Bengal on its way towards Coastal Tamil Nadu

In a major fillip to the revival of Northeast Monsoon the Low in Bay of Bengal has intensified into a Well Marked Low last night and is expected to become a depression within the next 24 hours or so.  Currently lying to the ESE of Sri Lanka about 1000 kms from Batticaloa it is expected […]

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Bay Disturbance to revive Northeast Monsoon

A lot of people have been messaging us about the status of Northeast Monsoon and why we are not putting any post about the possible Low Pressure / Depression / Cyclone that is likely to hit Tamil Nadu in December 1st week.  With active social media fueling the aspirations not to forget the poor performance […]

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Coldest night of Nov. 2016, First Sub 20°C of the month at Chennai Meenambakkam

Chennai saw its coldest night this November as temperatures dipped across almost all the areas of the city.  The preliminary information from Metar reading at Chennai Airport indicates the first sub 20°C of Winter 2016 has been registered at Chennai Meenambakkam.  The COMK AWS in Anna Nagar has recorded 20.1 as the post was made […]

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Subdued Weather in Tamil Nadu expected to continue for few more days

The current phase of subdued weather in Tamil Nadu which has possibly given one of the driest periods of Northeast Monsoon 2016 is expected to continue for a few more days as no immediate relief or rains expected as indicated by weather models.  Yesterday according to the daily rainfall report of IMD no place in […]

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Is Tamil Nadu heading for poorest Northeast Monsoon in almost 150 years

As we get close to end of November the peak Northeast Monsoon month the current deficit for Tamil Nadu stands at -70%.  Against the normal expected rains of about 33 cms till November 24th the state has recorded only 11 cms so far.  With about 6 days left for November numbers to add up we […]

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South India to remain under Dry Conditions

Most of South India remains practically dry for the past few days. It is no understatement to say the satellite map of today possibly resembles a day in late January / early February when the tropical convection activities are restricted between Equator and possibly 5N latitude while rest of the Indian Sub Continent sees completely […]

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Chennai Min. Temp Dips, expected to remain below normal for the next day or two

The last few days have seen the night time temperature in Chennai consistently come down due to reduction of cloud cover.  Last night saw minimum temperature dip by at least 1 degree compared to the last few days across the city with both IMD observatories and many private weather stations across the city seeing the […]

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Suppressed Weather in Tamil Nadu set to continue, no immediate respite seen

Weather in Tamil Nadu continues to remain in suppressed mode along with rest of the country with dry weather continuing to dominate across the region.  2016 is turning out to be a year to study for Tropical Meteorologists across the year thanks to the regular pattern being thrown out of the window consistently since mid […]

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Dry Conditions to prevail over most parts of Tamil Nadu

It would not be an understatement to say the weather charts over Tamil Nadu resembles a late December day rather than a late November day when Northeast Monsoon is active.  Moisture along South Coastal Tamil Nadu & Sri Lanka while rest of Peninsular India is under dry continental winds is not what you normally associate […]

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