Northeast Monsoon Update – 6th December, Some More Rains for South Tamil Nadu

Finally some good news to share on the Rain front though how much of it would translate to Chennai is a billion dollar question. The first very important piece of good news for us is the slow momentum the Easterlies are building in the Bay of Bengal.  Over the next few days they would start […]

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Northeast Monsoon 2014 So Far – A case of too much, too far & too few

Pretty much quite Northeast Monsoon all across the Southern Peninsula with practically no rains whatsoever for the last couple of days.  There is nothing major on the horizon to change things up either over the next few days.  A case of bizarre Northeast Monsoon continues with long dry spells with occasional heavy spells at some places […]

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December Cyclones that Hit Tamil Nadu – Trivia

No. of Cyclones that hit TN during December in the last 50 Years : 7 Average Cyclone Frequency : Roughly once in Seven Years Years that had Cyclones hitting TN in December : 1964, 1967, 1972, 1993, 2000, 2005, 2011 Last Cyclone to hit TN in December : Cycone Thane in the year 2011 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Thane Most […]

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Time to Enjoy Chennai’s Mild Summer

With the LPA effectively not developing due to various factors Chennai’s last chance for some decent rains after a two week break has ended.  In all probability Chennai’s Rain Break could extend well into December at least till around 7th of December. A simple take on how the next few days would are expected to […]

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Rain Update from Low Pressure Area in Bay of Bengal

The rains have reached upto Marakkanam, roughly about 75 – 100 kms to the South of Chennai.  Will Chennai get rains at all The Low Pressure Area is showing some decent organization and could pick up intensity still and develop into a WML. The billion dollar question is will Chennai get rains?  Going by forecasts […]

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Bay of Bengal – Low Pressure – Update 28th November

The Low Pressure Area has now relocated as we had mentioned in our post today morning.  It now lies North East of Sri Lanka.  IMD expects this to intensify into a Well Marked Low (WML) over the next 24 hours or so. While conditions are moderately helpful for the system to intensify it still pretty […]

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Low Pressure Area Update – Will Chennai get any rains?

As expected the Low Pressure Area moved over the Sri Lankan landmass and now lies over North Sri Lanka & adjoining Bay of Bengal. Since last evening South Tamil Nadu has been receiving some good rains thanks to the Low Pressure Area moving North over Sri Lanka. Being a very disorganized disturbance from the beginning […]

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Bay of Bengal Low Pressure Area – Update November 27th

The Low Pressure Area off the Sri Lankan coast is pretty much kissing the Sri Lankan shore as we speak.  It is almost at the doors of the South East coast. The next 12 – 24 hours when the Low Pressure Area is under the influence of Land Interaction.  As it moves in a North […]

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Low Pressure Area forms In South West Bay – Expected Rainfall Pattern

As expected a Low Pressure Area has formed in South West Bay, to the South East of Sri Lanka.  The Low Pressure Area is showing some organization and convection is building up.  Places in Sri Lanka would start receiving heavy rains starting tomorrow morning, while South Tamil Nadu would start receiving rains by tomorrow evening. […]

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Bay of Bengal Disturbance – Developing Off Sri Lanka coast

Some clarity now on the possible location of the Low Pressure Area genesis.  In all probability the LPA would form South East of Sri Lanka as indicated in the map.  As things stand there is a higher probability this disturbance may move as possibly a Well Marked Low over Sri Lanka, kiss the Indian coast […]

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