Rains Ease over Southern Parts of Peninsular India

While Monsoon continues to be active over the northern latitudes of Peninsular India, rains have eased over the Southern parts which a much quieter day seen yesterday.  While Wednesday saw only the ghat areas of Nilgiris & Coimbatore record note worthy rains it was similar story on Thursday as well with Gudalur recording about 3 […]

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Warm Dry Day Ahead for Most parts of Tamil Nadu

After many days  Tamil Nadu saw one of the quietest day yesterday on the rain front with Southwest Monsoon slowing down in Kanyakumari & Nilgiris districts while interiors & Coastal ares pretty much saw no convective thunderstorms.  In the same context rains have slowed down in Coastal ares of Kerala & South Karnataka as well […]

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Southwest Monsoon Continues to be Active

Southwest Monsoon continues to be active over the West Coast of India with widespread rains over the coastal areas of Kerala, Karnataka & Maharashtra.  Monday saw widespread rains at Nilgiris, Tirunelveli & Kanyakumari districts while many parts of Coimbatore also recorded good rains in Tamil Nadu.  Valaparai recorded the highest 24 hours rainfall of the […]

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Active Monsoon Conditions to Prevail over West Coast

After a lot of false starts Southwest Monsoon finally started to flex its muscles with active monsoon conditions prevailing over most parts of West Coast of India for the last couple of days.  For the 24 hours ending 8:30 AM, 25th June 2017 a lot of places in Maharashtra, South Gujarat, Coastal Karnataka got  very […]

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Southwest Monsoon 2017 to Roar back to life

Southwest Monsoon 2017 has been stuttering & pottering along so far like a broken down car on an Autobahn frequently stopping and stalling along the way.  The next few days is likely to be the first widespread active Monsoon spell for the West Coast  under the influence of the off shore trough that now runs […]

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Chennai & Surrounding Areas receive good overnight Rains

After recording the hottest day in more than two weeks Good Overnight Rains lashed many parts of Chennai & Surrounding areas in the districts of Kanchipuram & Tiruvallur bringing much needed relief.  While the early evening gave some isolated thunderstorms through localized development in few areas of North Chennai it set the tone for the […]

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Storage in Tamil Nadu Dams Remains Grim

It is more than three weeks since Southwest Monsoon started over the Indian Sub Continent but the storage levels over most dams & reservoirs of Tamil Nadu & the Cauvery Basin continue to be grim with no appreciable progress so far. More on that a little later as we quickly note the progress of Southwest […]

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Isolated thunderstorms for Tamil Nadu

Yesterday saw thunderstorms happen in Tamil Nadu at a few places though overall the spread of the thunderstorms was much lesser compared to the previous days.  Parts of South Tamil Nadu got some rains around Madurai, Sivagangai and Pudukottai districts with Devakottai recording about 29 mm rains.  In a case of sea breeze triggered localized […]

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Mostly Quiet Day expected on the Rain Front

After a fairly widespread day of rains on Monday though yesterday saw some good thunderstorms develop over Salem, Villupuram & Cuddalore districts overall a much more quieter day was seen over Tamil Nadu.  After Monday’s good rains over North Tamil Nadu the overall rainfall for the Monsoon season now is just 0.5 mm short of […]

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North Tamil Nadu gets possibly best day of rains in 2017

In what could be called the best day of rains for the year 2017 in North Tamil Nadu rains lashed many places of the state along the East Coast.  The rainfall numbers possibly could be mistaken for an onset day of Northeast Monsoon rather than Southwest Monsoon time considering how wide spread the rains have […]

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