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Cold Nights to continue for a couple of days, light rains possible around Friday / Saturday

January 14, 2015,6:29 pm COMK 0

Chennai is seeing cold nights with early mornings especially nippy.  It is expected to continue for a couple of days more at the least. There is a minor disturbance in the Bay which is under marginal development potential.  The area around Andaman Islands is showing some good convection which potentially [Read More]

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Chennai to see cold nights

January 10, 2015,7:09 pm COMK 0

Chennai’s winter has set in with 10th January seeing the lowest minimum temperature of the  year at 17.9 Degrees in Meenambakkam and 19.0 Degrees. A short take on why the temperatures have dropped for Chennai, though it was expected. Currently Peninsular India is under the influence of a High Pressure [Read More]

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Chennai’s Short Winter to take effect soon

January 5, 2015,10:53 am COMK 0

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 [Read More]

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January Cyclone Historical Perspective

January 4, 2015,5:33 pm COMK 0

IMD has officially acknowledged Northeast Monsoon has ended.Though the easterly winds would continue till possibly April the chances of rains would depend hugely on any synoptic conditions in the form of an easterly wave pushed in from Western Pacific or possibly any disturbance developing over in Bay of Bengal.

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Weather Update – 2nd January 2015

January 2, 2015,8:05 am COMK 0

The Low Pressure Area that gave rains to Chennai early this week continues to persist off the Odisha coast.  Simultaneously since yesterday there is an Upper Air Circulation that has developed off the West Coast in Arabian Sea. Consequent to this some parts of Peninsular India are under the influence [Read More]

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Northeast Monsoon 2014 Summary

January 1, 2015,7:28 am COMK 0

A New Year, A New Beginning. Chennayil Oru Mazhaikalam wishes all its well wishers a Happy New Year. While Northeast Monsoon officially ended on 31st December 2014 the winds would continue to be Easterlies till about April possibly with occasional winter rains during this period.  Its time to enjoy our [Read More]