Moderate Rains likely over North Coastal TN

As we get into the last hours of 2019 many parts of Chennai & suburbs recorded moderate rains last night hough the Northern suburbs and Northern parts of the city recorded the best spells. Not often have we seen the Northern parts of the city outscore the southern parts during the year’s Northeast Monsoon. It […]

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Abnormally Cold Conditions over parts of North & Central India

The Northern Hemisphere Winter Solstice happened last Sunday indicating the start of the astronomical winter over Northern Hemisphere. On this day the Earth’s Northern Pole is tilted the furthest away from Sun. It is until the Vernal Equinox, around March 20th, the astronomical winter season prevails over the Northern Hemisphere. Looking at the Weather charts […]

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NEM 2019 all set to wind up

It is ironical to post about NEM 2019 winding up on a day when parts of Delta has been recording very good rains. Nagappattinam & Karaikal have recorded more than 5 cms while Aduthurai has recorded more than 3 cms as of 5:30 AM today morning. Karaikal Radar image indicates rains are likely to continue […]

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Isolated Rains likely in South TN

Northeast Monsoon Season officially runs between October 1st and December 31st. During this period Westerlies hold sway during the early days of October until Southwest Monsoon completes it’s withdrawal. Similarly Easterlies continue to persist until well into the new calendar year though the season ends by end December. Though Easterlies persist until March / April […]

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COMK Solar Eclipse Special

In less than a week’s time many parts of India will witness annular solar eclipse or Total Solar Eclipse after nearly 10 years. While 2009 saw parts of Central India witness total solar eclipse, January 2010 saw parts of South India witness total solar eclipse. On 26th December 2019 once again parts of South India […]

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No Major Rains likely over Tamil Nadu

As we get ready to move into the last week of the calendar year the weather bloggers of Tamil Nadu especially from the coastal areas start seeing withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms tend to become exaggerated during those years when either the monsoon has been poor or when it has been a case of So Near […]

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Moderate Rains likely over South TN

கார்த்திகை மாதம் போனால் கடும் மழை இல்லையே wrote Vairamuthu for the film Duet 15 years back. While we have seen Northeast Monsoon extend at times well into January more often than not heavy rain episodes start to fade away from mid December, in particular for North TN unless there are supporting synoptic conditions.But at times Nature […]

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Rains to reduce over TN

Not often interior parts of Tamil Nadu especially places in West Interior TN gets good rains without any synoptic support during the fag end of Northeast Monsoon. Not only did some of the hill stations get moderate rains many places in Coimbatore, Tiruppur district got moderate rains last evening as the remnant rains from coastal […]

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Isolated Heavy Rains likely over Coastal TN

In what could be the parting spell of NEM2019 the next couple of days could give an opportunity for some of those places to reduce the deficit as Easterlies are seen strengthening up to North Tamil Nadu latitude. It appears as though Nature may want to reduce the deficit as much as possible before taking […]

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Isolated Rains likely over Coastal TN

There’s an old saying in Tamil கார்த்திகைக்கு மிஞ்சின மழையும் இல்லை. கர்ணனுக்கு மிஞ்சின கொடையும் இல்லை which pretty much sums up the peak Northeast Monsoon time for Tamil Nadu. While South TN and parts of delta will continue to see favorable conditions for rains North TN slowly gets into winter mode as we get into the second […]

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