3rd Straight Day of Good Rains in Tamil Nadu, could slow down today

For the 3rd straight day Tamil Nadu got benefited from Convective thunderstorms yesterday as large parts of the state got rains.  Some of the interior districts like Salem Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri enjoyed much needed rains while Chennai remained a spectator all along.  Parts of Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Erode also recorded spells of rains while in South TN […]

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Tamil Nadu sees another good day of rain, trend set to continue today as well

Many parts of Tamil Nadu recorded good rains yesterday as the convective thunderstorm season once again picked up in the state.  Notable mention has to be Madurai, Sivaganga, Pudukottai districts which recorded moderate to heavy thunderstorms in many places during the evening.  Later around midnight isolated places in North Tamil Nadu joined the party around […]

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Thunderstorm season picks up once again in Tamil Nadu

Nothing gives more excitement than the anticipation of possible spell of rains ahead.  Now Tamil Nadu can look forward to a spell of thunderstorms through convective activity to prevail for a few days ahead.  Tuesday & Wednesday saw extremely isolated spells of rains with South Chennai benefiting from the spells on Wednesday.  Yesterday saw the […]

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Parts of Chennai receive rains, Convective Activity to pick up in Tamil Nadu

Parts of Chennai recorded good rains last night in particular places in South Chennai and suburbs like Tambaram received two separate spells of moderate to heavy rains.  The IMD Observatory at Chennai Meenambakkam recorded 36 mm till 5:30 in the morning topping the rain charts.  Similarly places like Taramani also recorded good rains. On Tuesday […]

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Heat Records continue to Tumble in Tamil Nadu

July is peak Southwest Monsoon period when “ஆடி காற்று” holds sway over many parts of Tamil Nadu in particular those falling favorably along the various gaps that exist in Western Ghats.  This July especially the second fortnight is setting new records in heat as Southwest Monsoon went into an extremely subdued phase  over Kerala. The […]

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As Blistering Weather Continues, isolated Rain Possibilities for Coastal Tamil Nadu

The Blistering Weather conditions over most parts of Tamil Nadu continues to prevail for the past few days with day time conditions resembling summer days than peak Southwest Monsoon Period.  Yesterday Madurai recorded a fourth straight day of 40+ maximum temperature recording 41.6 once again for the second day in succession equaling the hottest temperature […]

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Scorching Summer like Conditions persist in Tamil Nadu

Scorching summer like conditions continue to persist across most parts of Tamil Nadu with the day time maximum temperatures staying well above normal in many places of the state. Not often one gets to see the hottest day of the year being recorded towards the fag end of July.  Madurai AP recorded not only the […]

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Heavy Flood Risk Stares on the Face of Gujarat & Rajasthan

Not often one gets to see specific topics pertaining to areas beyond South India in this blog.  While we do cover Southwest Monsoon progress time to time and at times talk about larger issues like Global Warming etc we stick to South India since we know this region better having tracked the weather for longer […]

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Abnormally Hot Conditions to persist over Tamil Nadu

The abnormally hot day time conditions that have been prevailing over Tamil Nadu for the past couple of days is likely to persist today as well.  A combination of clear skies due to lesser overall moisture and strong Westerlies until well into the evening that prevents sea breeze penetration  has meant most of Tamil Nadu […]

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Hot & Dry Weather to Prevail over Tamil Nadu

While the first fortnight of July saw convectional rainfall dominate the weather in Tamil Nadu, the last few days have seen dry weather prevail over most parts of the state except for the Western Ghats where under the influence of Southwest Monsoon the last few days have seen good rains in many places.  Yesterday saw […]

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