Should IMD use Weighted Averages for Evaluating Southwest Monsoon?

The performance of Southwest Monsoon is evaluated by IMD through a weighted average method under which the sub divisional rainfall is averaged to be tallied for a national average rainfall.  Does this provide an accurate picture of how the rainfall has been for the season? A COMK alternate take on the performance of Southwest Monsoon. […]

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Chennai Weather – Late Night rains pound City

In what was possibly the heaviest and the most widespread rains for the season, Chennai and surrounding areas received heavy late night rains.  Areas near the Airport received the heaviest rains with Kolapakkam just off the Airport runway recording 68 mm.  The City’s IMD AWS recorded 31 mm in Nungambakkam

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Tamil Nadu Weather – Possible rains for Central & South Tamil Nadu

Last night saw rains lash North Costal Tamil Nadu between Mahabalipuram & Pondicherry with areas in South Chennai like Tambaram, Madipakkam, Pallavaram, OMR etc also receiving good spells of rains.  As expected the rain bands shifted South compared to the day before.

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