Deep Depression creates Monster Monsoon Spell

Southwest Monsoon has been extremely vigorous over the West Coast bringing extremely heavy rains over many places in Western Ghats. Both Godavari & Krishna basin has been getting very heavy inflows leading to large scale flooding over Peninsular India. In particular North Karnataka is possibly seeing historic water levels in Krishna & it’s tributaries like […]

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Active Monsoon Conditions Persist

Southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over the West Coast with many places along the Ghats all the way from Maharashtra to Tamil Nadu seeing heavy rains. Mukurthi Peak recorded 31 cms for the 24 hours ending today morning. With West coast seeing active monsoon conditions it’s likely to be a very windy day over many […]

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Heavy Rains Ahead for Mumbai

Vigorous Monsoon conditions over parts of Konkan Coast has been bringing heavy rains to many places along the Maharashtra Coast and the Shahyadris. The IMD observatory at Mumbai Airport, Santa Cruz has recorded 173 mm till 5:30 today morning. Satellite images show intense clouding off the Konkan Coast under the influence of strong monsoon surge […]

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Decisive phase of Monsoon Ahead for Cauvery Basin

The first fortnight of August is shaping up to be the Make or Break Phase for the Cauvery Basin. Through our repeated posts we have been highlighting the pressure Cauvery Basin has been seeing this year on the back of a poor monsoon so far over the catchment areas in Kerala & Karnataka. Satellite images […]

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Tamil Nadu Dam Storage Status with half the Monsoon gone

All of us know majority of Tamil Nadu is a rain shadow region as far as Southwest Monsoon goes. But when one looks at the catchment areas of all major irrigation dams of the state they are dependant on Southwest Monsoon for inflows. This is one of the key reason why most weather bloggers track […]

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Back to back Low keeps Monsoon Mojo

Southwest monsoon has been active over many parts of Central India and West India. Konkan coast which saw monster spell of rains on Friday continues to get moderate to heavy rains keeping the Far Eastern suburbs of Mumbai on tenterhooks. A cyclonic circulation, remnant from the Low Pressure Area, along with a developing Low Pressure […]

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Monsoon Surge over Konkan Coast

Southwest Monsoon has picked up on strength aided by the Low Pressure that has formed over Southern parts of Gangetic Plains. Many parts of Mumbai recorded good overnight Rains as train services were affected due to water logging. The Airport observatory has recorded 19 cms up to 5:30 AM, with the last 12 hours giving […]

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Overnight Rains lash Chennai

Heavy overnight Rains lashed many parts of Chennai as slow moving thunderstorms that intensified closer to the coast dumped more than 7 cms of rains in less than three hours at the IMD observatory in Chennai AP. While Southern parts of the city recorded this monster spell Northern parts of Chennai was left with only […]

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COMK Cauvery Series 2019 – More Pressure Ahead for Cauvery Basin

As Southwest Monsoon gradually slows down from its first active spell of the season it’s right time for us to put out the second installment of the COMK Cauvery Series 2019. The first post in this series was published on 29th June with nearly a month gone in the monsoon season. Nothing much has changed […]

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Active Monsoon over West Coast

Southwest Monsoon has remained active over the West Coast for the past couple of days. Friday saw Kudlu in Kasargod district of Kerala record the first 30 cm rainfall of this year’s monsoon season in the state. Inflows have certainly picked up in the Cauvery basin as well though a repeat of last year’s amazing […]

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