Mini Break in Hot Conditions expected for Tamil Nadu

Since the start of April the interiors of Tamil Nadu has been seeing pretty much an early summer with temperatures staying above normal and well above normal.  Not often does one gets to see Heat Wave warning issued by IMD during the month of April with 20 districts of Tamil Nadu falling under the heat […]

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Chennai Airport sees hottest April since 2000, Is there a Long Term Warming?

Its a common joke that Chennai has only three seasons, “Hot, Hotter & Hottest” using this analogy we are in the cusp between Hotter & Hottest season with May signalling the hottest season for us.  For most people elsewhere the first thing that strikes when one mentions Chennai is its heat, you hear it regularly […]

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Hot conditions continue over Tamil Nadu

Hot conditions continued to grip most parts of Tamil Nadu as 9 places recorded 40°C or above while 6 places recorded 41°C and above with K.Paramathy topping the charts at 42.2°C.  Coimbatore airport recorded its hottest day of 2017 setting 39°C in the process. While Chennai city observatory at Nungambakkam has been helped by the […]

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After a day of Hailstorms Temperatures to Ease in Tamil Nadu

Yesterday saw possible hailstorms in a few places of Tamil Nadu particularly in the North Interior region of Krishnagiri, Vellore and Dharmapuri districts.  Accompanied by fairly heavy spells of rains this brought relief to the people suffering under intense heat wave like conditions for the past few days. After many days of intense heat we […]

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Thunderstorm Season in Tamil Nadu continues

The thunderstorm season in Tamil Nadu continues with many places getting decent spell of rains bringing relief from the prevailing heat and also as some support to ground water recharge.  News Reports confirmed parts of Sivaganga district recorded hailstorms yesterday as South Tamil Nadu enjoyed one of the best spells of rains since the start […]

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Hot Conditions continues to prevail over Tamil Nadu

Yesterday saw hot conditions persist over most parts of Tamil Nadu with North Interior TN bearing the brunt of the heat.  Both Tiruttani & Vellore crossed 44°C the first time two stations in Tamil Nadu have recorded 44°C in the same day for 2017.  In the process Vellore recorded 44.1°C the highest recorded temperature in […]

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Hot day Ahead over large parts of Tamil Nadu

In keeping with the trend for the last few days yesterday also saw many parts of Interior Tamil Nadu record convective thunderstorms late in the evening, with Salem & Erode districts the biggest beneficiaries of these thunderstorms.  While Salem got rains in the evening parts of Erode received the rains a few hours later with […]

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Veppa Salanam Season continues for Interior Tamil Nadu

The Veppa Salanam Season continues to provide some rainfall prospects for Interior Tamil Nadu as yesterday also saw thunderstorms in a few places in the western parts of the state.  Dharmapuri, Vellore & Krishnagiri districts enjoyed the best spells yesterday with both Harur & Nallampalli recording more than 4 cms rains in the evening.  While the […]

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Another day of Isolated Rains in Interior Tamil Nadu likely

Yesterday saw the Western ares of Interior Tamil Nadu witness a good spell of “Veppa Salanam” rains as parts of  Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Coimbatore, Nilgiris districts.  The agro observatory in Coonoor recorded about 44 mm rains last night while Kaveripattinam in Krishnagiri district recorded about 38 mm of rains.  On the temperature front there was a […]

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Isolated “Veppa Salanam” Rains likely in Interior Tamil Nadu

As the temperatures in Tamil Nadu gradually ease afer the weekend heat wave the good news is the return of the “Veppa Salanam” rains to the interior parts of Peninsular India.  The last couple of days have seen some isolated rains in the West Interior Tamil Nadu area around Nilgiris / Erode district while places […]

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