An Upper Air Circulation presently lying off the Sri Lankan coast and stretching up to 500 hPa levels is expected to trigger rains in South India over the next couple of days. Complete update on the expected rains
After playing hide and seek since the start of Agni Nathchathiram, its time to say Hello to Mr. Summer.
Agni Natchathiram that started on May 4th has been fairly kindly to Chennai till now. The last few days has seen the max temperature of around 35⁰ C thanks to the Easterlies that provided rains to the coastal areas of Delta region today. So what’s in store for us?
There is a lot of discussion on Impact of El Nino on Southwest Monsoon in India. The entire Indian Agriculture eco system revolves around Southwest Monsoon. Mr. Vinson Kurian of Business Line who covers weather extensively in the Agriculture & Commodity section in the paper has in his column talked [Read More]
Agni Natchathiram the dreaded word during Summer among most Chennaiaites starts from today and is expected to continue until May 29, 2015. It is the peak summer period coinciding with blazing hot sun and temperatures topping 40 regularly.
It is that time of the year when the sun mercilessly bears down all over us. But it is also that time of the year when the Sun plays a crucial role in heat transfer and the trigger for convective rains or as most of us would have heard from [Read More]
Did you know the all time record for the highest 24 hours rainfall received by Chennai during the month of May is 244.3 mm . Five out of the last 10 years during the month of May Chennai has received less than 10 mm rains for the entire month. Read [Read More]
Did you know 50% of the disturbances become Severe Cyclonic Storms in the North Indian Ocean during the month of May the highest probability among all months. Read on for more interesting facts about cyclones during the month of May.
As we inch closer to the Kathiri season the real summer days have started for Chennai. It is that time of the year when we try to find excuses not to get out of houses / offices during the afternoons.
After a decent spell of rains last Friday normalcy is expected to be restored for Chennai this week. The coming days are expected to be dry for Chennai. The next question on everybody’s mind is “When is summer starting?”