Depression in Bay makes slow progress

The Well Marked Low in Bay of Bengal became a Depression today morning and continues to remain quasi stationary in the same South Bay region for te past 48 hours or so. Currently located at about 800 SE of Chennai, roughly to the east of Nagappattinam it is expected to show some movement starting from […]

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Low Pressure in Bay set for intensification

IMD confirmed the formation of Low Pressure in Bay of Bengal over the Southern areas off Andaman yesterday. Currently the Low Pressure Area is roughly about 800 kms to the E/SE of Vedaranyam and about 850 kms SE of Chennai. It is expected to make slow progress generally in a NW direction over the next […]

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Weather Watchers all Set for Bay Watch

An often made remark by people, especially those who have travelled to places like USA etc, is how does it rain on the dot when the weather guy says so while in India it never rains when the weatherman says so. A long running joke about weathermen in India is how the ladies decide to […]

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Rainy Week ahead for Tamil Nadu but Low Inference can Wait

As a famous proverb “A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush” goes by many a time we miss out the small joys nature offers in front of us while trying to look way ahead of larger things. For the Weather Bloggers of Chennai any development that indicates a possible Cyclone […]

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“Sun”Day to remain hot over most parts of TN

With the 1st week of May behind us its time to look forward to a few things on the weather front. While the Monsoon Onset over Kerala is 3 weeks away the arrival of Southwest Monsoon is not very far away over the Indian Sub Continent though. The first port of call for Monsoon over […]

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IMD realigns Southwest Monsoon Normal Onset & Withdrawal Dates

A lot of time people interchange the terms “Weather” and “Climate” while discussing daily weather events. We often hear people mentioning “Climate in Chennai is pleasant today” when it should have been “Weather in Chennai is pleasant today”. Weather relates to day to day phenomenon while through Climate we refer to long term trends. In […]

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Hot Conditions to persist over Interior TN

It is that time of the year when the talk of the town is always on Heat & Sun among common public. While not denying this is summer time one of the key reasons why Heat becomes the universal talk among people of Tamil Nadu is the prevailing Agni Naktshathiram or Kathiri Veyyil period a […]

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Low persists over Equatorial Bay

The Low Pressure area over Bay of Bengal continued to persist along the Equatorial waters straddling the Andaman Sea & off Sumatra Islands. It has been pretty much stationary over the region for the past 24 hours or so as it tries to consolidate itself into a Well Marked Low. The wind charts give enough […]

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Dry Weather likely over most parts of TN

This week has been very good for Tamil Nadu on the thunderstorm front. The early part of the week saw places in North TN & North West Interior TN record good rains including places like Chennai. The last couple of days saw South TN witness thunderstorms including parched places in Virudhunagar & Thoothukudi district. In […]

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Thunderstorms likely over South Tamil Nadu

The last couple of days have seen increased thunderstorm activity over large parts of Peninsular India, in particular the southern parts of Peninsula. Yesterday saw Trivandrum record nearly 7 cms of rains in just an hour while neighboring Nagrcoil record nearly 5 cms in an hour. Though the last two days has seen Chennai miss […]

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