Cyclone Vardah set for Peak Intensity, Could Gradually weaken from tomorrow

Cyclone Vardah continues to churn along in Bay of Bengal about 1000 kms to the E/SE of Chennai.  After making near stationary movement for nearly 36 hours Cyclone Vardah has now come into the open waters of Bay which is expected to become conducive for the development of the system.  Also the presence of moderate […]

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Cyclone Vardah makes slow Progress

Cyclone Vardah in Bay of Bengal has been making slow progress near the Andaman Islands.  Yesterday morning IMD announced the formation of Cyclone Vardah intensifying from the Deep Depression which was moving to the Southwest of Andaman Islands.  The last 24 hours or so the movement has been very slow with Cyclone Vardah moving only […]

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Cyclone Vardah in the Making – Pre Cyclone Watch by IMD

In a confirmation “Cyclone Vardah is in the Making” IMD has issued a Pre Cyclone Watch today early in the morning after upgrading the current system to Deep Depression. Vardah a Urdu name derived from Arabic lineage was provided by Pakistan as part of the Cyclone Name Roster in North Indian Ocean Basin.  Meaning Rose […]

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Depression in Bay of Bengal on its way to become a Cyclone

Yesterday’s Well Marked Low has become a Depression in Bay of Bengal and is likely to become a Deep Depression in the next 12 – 24 hours or so.  As we explained in our post a couple of days back the progress has been slow with the system slowly but firmly moving towards the open […]

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Mostly Dry Weather in Tamil Nadu as Bay disturbance churns slowly

While Bay churns at its own pace Weather in Tamil Nadu is slowly getting into clear mode.  With the remnants of Cyclone Nada completely moving out of the influence zone the rains have started to slow down in the state.  While 4th saw moderate rains in parts of North Coastal Tamil Nadu and adjoining parts […]

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Well Marked Low Pressure in Bay of Bengal, developing slowly

With Cyclone Nada out of the way its time to track the new Low Pressure in Bay of Bengal.  Currently the Low Pressure in Bay of Bengal is slightly to the South of Andaman Islands around the Sumatra region.  IMD confirmed the Low Pressure has intensified into a Well Marked Low and is on its […]

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Did Cyclone Nada make a difference?

With Cyclone Nada well out of the way the overall feeling is Rains in Tamil Nadu on account of this disturbance has been well below expectations.  While sky high expectations was built among the public thanks to an active mainline media and an even more active social media the end result betrayed most of these […]

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Active Bay of Bengal gets ready for the next Disturbance

Even before the post landfall impact of the Depression Complete  Bay of Bengal is getting ready for the next tropical disturbance.  After making landfall as a Depression south of Karaikal in the early hours of 2nd December now the remnants of Cyclone Nada lie as a weak low pressure over the western edges of Peninsular […]

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Parting Gift from Cyclone Nada, much needed rains for Interior Districts

Cyclone Nada which had held the interests of almost all of Tamil Nadu is pretty much at the edge of its life cycle after weakening into a Depression.  Currently lying just off the coast of Karaikal and making a quite landfall over the coasts of Tamil Nadu.  As most numerical models expected Cyclone Nada started […]

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End Game on For Cyclone Nada

While entire Tamil Nadu has been eagerly awaiting the impact of Cyclone Nada, the end game is already on for the system as it has started to loose intensity due to unfavorable conditions and inherently poor organization that has been bogging the system from the beginning of its journey as “Cyclone Nada” since about 24 […]

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