Isolated thunderstorms likely in South TN

Last evening saw parts of Chennai receive short spell of sharp showers from thunderstorms triggered by the sea breeze front interacting with upper level Westerlies. While the IMD observatory at Nungambakkam recorded 7 mm the one at Meenambakkam recorded traces. The thunderstorms intensified closer to coast giving sudden burst of heavy rains which lasted only […]

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Weak Monsoon conditions continue over West Coast

Southwest Monsoon has pretty much come to a grinding halt over Peninsular India over the last few days. Most of Kerala & Karnataka along with Konkan coast has been only seeing light to moderate rains during this period with last night showing some moderate rainfall activity along the Central Kerala Ghats and pretty much clear […]

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Hot Day time Conditions to continue in Tamil Nadu

Most parts of Tamil Nadu have seen an increase in day time temperatures coinciding with more clearer skies on account of weakened monsoon dynamics over the west coast. Though Monsoon dynamics have weakened we have not got the classic break in monsoon conditions for thunderstorm activity to pick up over Tamil Nadu. Last evening saw […]

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Slowing Monsoon Dynamics in South India

Southwest Monsoon continues to remain active and vigorous over parts of Central & North India under the influence of Low Pressure Area currently persisting over parts of Northwest Madhya Pradesh & South Uttar Pradesh. Down South though Monsoon has slowed down over the last couple of days with heavy rains restricted to isolated pockets in […]

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Monsoon likely to weaken over Peninsular India

After a Non Stop Run for more than 2 weeks Monsoon is showing signs of weakening over Peninsular India. Though the Well Marked Low continues to persist over Central India Southwest Mosoon is possibly getting ready for a break phase over South India & West Coast. Numerical Models have been indicating this subdued phase of […]

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Hot Weather in Tamil Nadu likely

For the past few days Weather in Tamil Nadu has been firmly influenced by the strong monsoon dynamics. Westerlies have been holding forte under the influence of Monsoon depression over East India. Last night saw temperatures in Chennai stay near 35°C even at 8 PM as absence of sea breeze ensured heat radiated from the […]

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Active Southwest Monsoon Conditions

Southwest Monsoon has started to flex it’s muscles once again on the back of an intensifying tropical disturbance over East India. The Well Marked Low lying off the Odisha coast is expected to intensify into a depression in the next 24 – 48 hours or so. Under its influence heavy rains are likely to happen […]

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Isolated Thunderstorms likely over North TN

The last couple of days have seen some weak thunderstorm activity over North Coastal Tamil Nadu in particular around the suburbs of Chennai. On Tuesday some of the northern suburbs of Chennai recorded light to moderate rains while yesterday saw places around the southern parts of the city record moderate rains in the evening. This […]

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Hot day Ahead for Coastal Tamil Nadu

The last couple of days have seen an appreciable increase in day time temperatures over Coastal Tamil Nadu as Westerlies have strengthened under active monsoon conditions. The role of Bay Low Pressure cannot be ignored in this phase of strengthening Westerlies, especially in the context of increasing temperatures over Coastal Tamil Nadu. The Well Marked […]

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Monsoon to remain vigorous over Central India

Under the influence of the Well Marked Low Pressure over Odisha region the Monsoon has been active and vigorous over many parts of the country. In what could be a landmark year for the Cauvery Basin dams with already all four major dams of Karnataka reaching FRL Mettur is on its way to FRL very […]

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