Chennai Weather – Rainy Sunday on the cards

Yesterday rains were less widespread and lower in intensity over most parts of Tamil Nadu though places in Western Tamil Nadu received isolated spells of rains.  Places around Tambaram & Red Hills received a short duration high intensity rainfall yesterday afternoon with Puzhal recording 24 mm from one hour’s rain.

Southwest Monsoon Update: Southwest Monsoon end game moves have now started with the withdrawal while rainfall continues to be isolated & confined to Eastern & Southern part of the country.   The situation is expected to continue today as well with most parts of the country going dry with the exception of parts of Marathwada & Vidharba which could receive few spells of rains. North East India could receive isolated spells of heavy rains in Nagaland, Assam & Meghalaya.

Weather_Update_6_9_1Southern Peninsular India could see another day of widespread rains with heavy rains expected in South Karnataka & adjoining region of Rayalseema.  Bangalore, Chittoor, Tirupati could benefit from some heavy spells of rains late in the afternoon and as the evening comes on.  The coastal stretch from Kochi to Kundapura could get benefited from lower level moisture incursion with a few places in Central Kerala around Thrissur & Malappuram districts getting heavy spells during the day.

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Tamil Nadu Weather Update: North Tamil Nadu could see a rainy day today with the rains picking up from late afternoon / early evening.  Krishnagiri, Vellore, Dharmapuri & parts of Tiruvannamalai districts could get afternoon spells while the coastal districts of Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and parts of Villupuram may start to get the heavier spells of rains as the evening progresses.

Chennai Weather Update: Partly cloudy skies with temperatures peaking around 34°-35°C.  As the afternoon progresses spells of passing showers could happen over many areas of the city with rainfall intensity increasing and becoming more widespread late evening.  Rains to peak possibly around midnight / early morning.