North Interior TN likely to see searing heat

While rest of TN sees early summer places in North Tamil Nadu typically sees its hottest spell of weather during late April / May when winds change to Westerlies as a prelude to Southwest Monsoon. In particular the winds from NW bring the brutal Rayalaseema heat to places like Chennai during this period. But time […]

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Hot Afternoons to persist over Tamil Nadu

The tentacles of Summer has been spreading deep and wide across Tamil Nadu and rest of the Indian Sub Continent. Yesterday saw the IMD observatory at Chennai Airport record 38.5ºC the first time it has crossed the “Tamil Media Favorite” 100ºF mark. Nungambakkam also recorded its hottest day of the year so far. Interiors continue […]

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Heatwave Conditions likely over Interior TN

As we get closer to April, the dreaded Indian Summer is looking ominously ahead of us. Considering we are in what is a cusp period between a undeveloped El Nino during 2018 and a developing El Nino in 2019 things are shaping up for what could be an above average summer this year across the […]

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Marginal Respite for Interior Tamil Nadu

After a few days of abnormal day time heat over large parts of interior Tamil Nadu there is marginal respite seen as per weather models for day or two. Yesterday no station recorded 40+ temperature with similar trend expected today too. With Easterlies from the Bay bringing in some extra moisture compared to last week […]

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Scorching “Sun”day Ahead for Interior TN

Temperatures went up a notch across most of Tamil Nadu as after a couple of weeks gap the hottest place in the state once again touched 40 degrees Celsius. While Salem, Vellore, Tiruttani & Dharmapuri crossed 39 degrees Karur Paramathi recorded 40 degrees for the first time since 9th March when the first Heat Wave […]

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Hot Conditions to Persist over TN

After a few days of moderate heat, temperatures climbed up a bit yesterday with Salem once again inching closer to 39 while numerical models indicate the weekend to be hotter than the past week to ten days. Both the observatories of Chennai recorded higher than 34 degrees as wind patterns were slightly altered by the […]

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Interior Tamil Nadu to remain Hot & Dry

Yesterday parts of Thootukudi district recorded moderate rains in the morning bringing much needed relief to the people there. But for most other places of Tamil Nadu there has not been much relief from either heat or any favorable spell of rains. The satellite image though clearly indicates why there is no positive news yet […]

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Isolated rains likely in South TN / Western Ghats

While parts of North & East India have been seeing rains / hailstorms / thunderstorms Peninsular India including Tamil Nadu has been relatively dry. So far since the start of 1st March 2019 when the summer season kicked in TN & PDC has recorded 3.2 mm against the average of 11 mm till yesterday. Yesterday […]

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Suppressed Weather to prevail over South India

The last few days have seen suppressed weather prevail over South India, influenced by the High Pressure Zone sitting over southern parts of Indian Sub Continent. This has meant clear skies with not much moisture in the atmosphere creating rather dry relatively less humid hot afternoons across the region and cool mornings as well. For […]

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Hot Days & Cool Mornings the order of the day

A lot of people would have been pleasantly surprised when they took their morning walk today as morning temperatures reduced a notch across most parts of Tamil Nadu & Rest of South India. Some may wonder why so when the days have been hot with many places recording above normal max temperatures for the past […]

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