Critical 24 – 36 Hours Ahead for Kerala Floods

Each passing day Kerala Floods is becoming one of the biggest disasters the state has faced for the past couple of generations. While some of the older generation including our own weather blogger from Trivandrum may have faint memories of the 1961 floods which was possibly the second worst in the last century, 1924 possibly […]

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Cauvery Basin – Flooding Risk Ahead

On a day when the Cauvery Basin dams outflow in Karnataka accumulate to nearly 1.40 lakh cusecs it becomes necessary to think slightly further ahead on what could turn out to be testing times for all those who are living along the Cauvery Basin right from Wayanad till Delta districts. The outflow from Stanley reservoir […]

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Late Night Rains Likely in Chennai

Last night saw isolated rains in Chennai and surrounding areas after what was a fairly hot day with Chennai AP recording 38.0°C, 3.3 degrees above normal and Chennai Nungambakkam recording 37.1°C, 2.3 degrees above normal for an August day. The IMD observatory at Nungambakkam recorded 14 mm bulk of it fell between 7 & 9 […]

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Active Monsoon in West Coast increases Flood Risk

Active Monsoon in West Coast triggered by the west travelling monsoon disturbance over Central India. After maintaining its depression status for more than 48 hours, currently lying as a Well Marked Low over North Chhattisgarh & East Madhya Pradesh has indeed brought back Monsoon in West Coast after a lull of nearly fortnight. As mentioned […]

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Depression to bring Monsoon Mojo back

The Monsoon Depression currently lying just along the shores of North Odisha / West Bengal is likely to bring some of the Mojo back into Southwest Monsoon after a spell of weak Monsoon dynamics since the turn of August. Yesterday morning saw heavy rains lash coastal Odisha under the influence of this disturbance with Puri […]

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Slight Suppression in Thunderstorm activity over TN

After few days of fairly active thunderstorm activity over many parts of Tamil Nadu things are likely to go through a slightly weak phase over the next couple of days under the influence of the developing Low Pressure in North Bay area. Currently lying as an Upper Air Cyclonic Circulation & expected to deepen over […]

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Break in Monsoon Thunderstorms to Continue

The Break in Monsoon period coincides with increased thunderstorms over Tamil Nadu as we mention often. Yesterday saw moderate to heavy thunderstorms hit parts of Kanchipuram district in North Coastal TN along with isolated places in Madurai, Pudukottai & Sivagangai districts in South Tamil Nadu. While bulk of the rains went to the South of […]

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Veppa Salanam Thunderstorms to continue over Tamil Nadu

Last couple of days have seen an uptick of Veppa Salanam thunderstorms over Tamil Nadu with intensity picking up as well. While southern suburbs of Chennai recorded heavy rains on Tuesday evening yesterday saw some moderate thunderstorms in places around Maduranthagam / Chengalpattu region. The up tick in Veppa Salanam thunderstorms have coincided with the […]

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