Break in Westerlies reduce temperatures over Tamil Nadu

Since the start of May temperatures around Chennai have been mostly near or above 40 degree Celsius. While Friday saw some reduction in temperatures yesterday saw a conspicuous reduction as for the first time since May 5th both the IMD observatories recorded sub 40 degrees. As a matter of fact yesterday was the lowest temperature […]

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Possible delay in Monsoon dynamics

The Heat over North Tamil Nadu does not seem to be in a mood to go away any time immediately. The IMD observatory at Nungambakkam crossed 41°C for the second time this year after 2nd May 2019. The airport observatory crossed 41°C for the fourth day in a row recording 41.6°C yesterday about 0.6°C higher […]

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விடாது நெருப்பு – Hot Conditions to persist over TN

As we mention often North Tamil Nadu sees its hottest period when the Westerlies strengthen triggering a stronger land breeze bringing the interior heat into coastal areas like Chennai. Additionally the savior for coastal places, Sea Breeze, at times becomes helpless against the strong surface westerlies. Both the IMD observatories in Chennai have been seeing […]

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ஓடவும் முடியாது ஒளியவும் முடியாது – Heat is here to stay

As we get into the second week of May its that time of the year which is expected to see the hottest phase for places like Chennai in North Tamil Nadu. Yesterday Chennai AP crossed 41ºC while Nungambakkam could thank the sea breeze for yet another day keeping things under control. But overall things though […]

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Isolated thunderstorms over interior Tamil Nadu

Summer is well and truly on for the interior parts of North Tamil Nadu with temperatures hovering around 43°C for the past few days over Vellore & Tiruttani. Similarly Chennai temperatures have stayed above the 100°F mark for Chennai Airport observatory as well for the past couple of days. With Cyclone Fani pretty much strengthening […]

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Summer song in full flow over Tamil Nadu

Summer has been on overdrive over larger parts of Tamil Nadu for the past couple of days. Chennai Airport recorded it’s hottest day of the year yesterday touching 42.5°C though Nungambakkam was luckier with sea breeze helping it before temperatures went North. Cyclone Fani made landfall close to Puri yesterday morning as an Extremely Severe […]

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Cyclone Fani heads North, heatwave for Tamil Nadu

As Extremely Severe Cyclone Fani heads north towards Odisha coast Tamil Nadu should brace itself for heatwave conditions across the state starting today. Currently lying about 225 kms Southeast of Vishakapatnam it is expected to further track roughly in Northwardly direction with a slight tilt to the East interactive with the Odisha coast from tonight. […]

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