Chennai’s Short Winter to take effect soon

There is a proverb in Tamil, காக்கைக்கும் தன் குஞ்சு பொன் குஞ்சு, Chennai might have a mild summer that’s called winter but its our very own winter and its time to enjoy it. Chennai’s short mild summer aka winter season will take effect shortly.  The easterlies had been providing some moisture to the eastern coast of Peninsular India till last week providing occasional rains in a few places.  The last couple of days or so has seen a slow turnover of moisture in to dry cold air along the Southern coast.

The Dry Air boundary is very visible in the satellite images over the last day or so.

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This along with the absence of cloud cover in the days to come will change the weather dynamics for Chennai and rest of Tamil Nadu.

  • Lack of cloud cover could possibly show up in decreasing humidity levels during the day time though there may not be appreciable difference in the Maximum temperature.
  • This could also show up in lower night time temperature with dense fog in the interior areas.

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This situation could continue until Pongal.  So lets take time out and enjoy our winter.  Happy Winter Friends.