2016 heads into Record Books with Lowest Rainfall since 1876 for TN & Pondy

With 2016 winding down as we are in the last couple of days of the year a COMK analysis on how 2016 is going to be a watershed moment as far as rainfall goes for Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry.  The numbers presented here are for the Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry sub division as classified by […]

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A COMK review of 2016 Global Weather Events

As the clock winds down for 2016 its time for a review of the weather events of the year to give a perspective on some unique happening and interesting events.  As has been the case the COMK Annual review of Weather Events will feature in two parts, the first one featuring Global anecdotes, and the […]

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Delta districts get rains, light rains likely in South Coastal TN

Last night saw delta districts get some moderate rains, Nagappattinam recorded 27 mm till 5:30 AM, while Karaikal recorded 33 mm during the same period.  A majority of the rainfall though has fallen over Sri Lanka with the Trough at Mean Sea Level persisting over Southwest Bay of Bengal adjoining the areas of Sri Lanka. […]

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Isolated Rains in Tamil Nadu, South Coastal areas could benefit

The Easterlies aided by the Trough of Low is likely to bring rains in Tamil Nadu over the next couple of days.  Currently lying over Southwest Bay adjoining the region around Sri Lanka it has pretty much confined it to lower latitudes.  Being confined to the lower latitudes this is likely to impact on the […]

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Delta & South Tamil Nadu in line for the last Spell of Rains for 2016

All of Tamil Nadu is now looking for the Trough of Low Pressure in Bay to provide some rains before the year 2016 winds down.  Things are getting closer to what could be the final spell of rains in 2016, a year that is likely to be remembered as much as 2015 but for completely […]

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All Eyes on Bay disturbance for next spell of Rains in Coastal Tamil Nadu

After Cyclone Vardah hit North Coastal Tamil Nadu the rains slowly faded away bringing in the dry suppressed winter weather conditions across the state.  On Thursday & Friday nights we saw the nighttime minimum temperatures dip across the Northern parts of the state including the coastal belt between Chennai & Vedaranyam.  In an indication of […]

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Monsoon Dynamics set for Seasonal Shift towards Southern Hemisphere

Many People would be surprised if we were to say Sun is the foremost reason for the Monsoon Dynamics Across Earth.  Facts are sometimes stranger than Fiction. Indeed the Monsoon Dynamics are primarily driven by the energy provided by the Sun Light. In simple terms Monsoon dynamics are a large scale replica of how Sea […]

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Chennai Gets Ready for Christmas, Min Temp Dips across the city

As though heralding the advent of Christmas 2016 the Min. Temp in Chennai took a dip last night with most places recording almost a couple of degrees lower than the last few days.  Chennai Meenambakkam recorded its first sub 20 temperature for December 2016 as preliminary Metar data suggest the Minimum Temperature in Meenambakkam could […]

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Suppressed Weather in Tamil Nadu conditions to continue till Christmas

After a couple of days rains in South TN suppressed weather in Tamil Nadu is all set to hold fort for the next few days with the overall atmospheric conditions over North Indian Ocean expected to be in subdued phase with pretty much dry conditions expected.  While the overall expectation is for rains to make […]

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Delta Districts get some much needed rains, Overall dry conditions to prevail

The delta districts along with parts of South Tamil Nadu received some rains even though it is the proverbial “யானை பசிக்கு சோளப்பொறி”. Places like Adirampattinam, Thalaignyayiru & Pudukottai recorded moderate rains. Many places in Thanjavur, Dindigul, Pudukottai, Tirunelveli, Sivaganga, Nagappattinam and Virudhunagar districts recorded light rains. These rains were aided by the Trough of Low Pressure […]

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