Winter conditions likely over North TN

As 2018 gives way to 2019 today will officially be the last day of Northeast Monsoon 2018 for Tamil Nadu. While today is unlikely to be the withdrawal date keeping in mind current Easterlies and the possibility of a weak disturbance later, IMD may announce withdrawal of monsoon later this week or early next week. […]

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COMK Review of 2018 Weather Events

Since 2016 COMK has tried to offer a review of weather events that were unique and possibly discussion worthy during the calendar year. With 2018 giving way to 2019 in a couple of days time its review time of significant weather events pertaining to Tamil Nadu & rest of South India. This is by no […]

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Warmer than normal nights over interior TN

As mentioned in our post couple of days back while the rains have eased across Tamil Nadu the typical winter conditions have not yet set completely. The night time minimum temperatures have been staying well above normal across most parts of South India with even places like Bengaluru recording around 17°C / 18°C as night […]

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Dry weather to prevail over Tamil Nadu

The rains have tapered off over most parts of Tamil Nadu. The last couple of days have seen isolated rains over few places in South TN and one or two places around the delta region. North TN though has been relatively dry. While dry weather has been running the show the wintry conditions are still […]

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Dry End likely to 2018 as Rains wind down over TN

With few places in Coastal #TamilNadu recording moderate #Rains yesterday today’s likely isolated rains in a few places could be the last rainfall activity for the year as dry #weather is ahead of us. #Chennai effectively saw its last spell of #NEM2018 yesterday

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Chance for showers in parts of Coastal TN

After the disappointment from #CyclonePhethai parts of Coastal #Tamilnadu could see some #Rains though places like #Chennai does not have much chance for any major rainfall activity. South TN & Delta districts could benefit from the Trough of Low now off #SriLanka

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Sub Par NEM2018 to put pressure on Groundwater Resources

While models indicate a couple of likely spells which may happen before the NEM 2018 season winds down on 31st December one cannot ignore that the Northeast Monsoon will get into wind down phase soon.  A lot of expectations were set before the start of the monsoon especially triggered by some good rains during the […]

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Gusty conditions in Chennai as Cyclone Phethai passes by

Yesterday IMD confirmed the formation of Cyclone Phethai, the 4th Cyclone of the year in Bay of Bengal, and the 7th in the North Indian Ocean Basin including three that formed in Arabian Sea.  After staying in the low latitudes for more than 3 days finally the disturbance started to show progress climbing up the […]

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