Bengaluru gets Historic Rains yesterday

The first spell of Veppa Salanam Rains for Interior South India brought in historic spell of rains to parts of Bengaluru as both IMD observatories in HAL & City recorded heaviest rains during February in more than 60 years. Some Automatic Weather Stations maintained by the KSNDMC recorded nearly 10 cms last evening with bulk […]

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All Set for 2019’s First Veppa Salanam Rains in interior TN

As we get to the second week of February interior areas will start looking at the skies for possible thunderstorms developed through wind induced instabilities in the atmosphere. Commonly called Veppa Salanam Mazhai the scrambled wind pattern due to variety of factors provide possible thunderstorm opportunities. As the early summer like conditions in interior areas […]

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Mostly Dry Weather to prevail over Tamil Nadu

As a strong western disturbance influences weather over North India most of Tamil Nadu is likely to see dry Weather conditions prevail in the absence of any significant rain inducing weather event in the vicinity. With only 2.3 mm rains received so far against the long term average of 20.3 mm the trend of sub […]

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Moderate Rains likely in a few places over South TN

Yesterday saw parts of delta districts record light to moderate rains in a few places. The IMD observatory at Karaikal recorded 14 mm until 5:30 AM today morning. A few kms down south Nagappattinam observatory recorded only 0.3 mm rains for the same period indicating the isolated nature of rains. Similarly the IMD observatories at […]

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Isolated light rains likely in South TN

Traditionally during the months of January & February the rain spells over TN tend to favour southern parts of the state. Even after Northeast Monsoon season comes to an end due to the occurance of weak disturbances along the Equatorial waters Sri Lanka gets moderate to occasionally heavy spells. Some of these occasions also see […]

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Chennai Drinking Water Crisis – Our Own Zero Day

On the bank of second Northeast Monsoon failure in 3 years Chennai Drinking Water Crisis is staring hard on the face of everyone. The water managers of the city are trying hard to find possible solutions to mitigate this crisis and formulate a survival plan until Northeast Monsoon 2019 which is nearly 9 months away. […]

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