Hot Conditions to Prevail over Parts of South India

April 20, 2018 6:34 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

South India has been getting ready for Summer 2018 as temperatures have been seeing an increasing trend over the last few days across the region.  While Tamil Nadu has been relatively better off in terms of temperatures so far many places in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana have seen temperatures cross 40°C though the typical heat wave conditions are yet to be seen. Today models indicate the temperatures to increase by a couple of notches across most parts of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana region.  According to model estimates large parts of South AP is likely to see temperatures in the region [Read More]

Hot Spell Ahead for Tamil Nadu

April 19, 2018 6:55 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Yesterday saw hottest day of the year get recorded in a few IMD observatories of Tamil Nadu. Places like Salem, Vellore, Tiruttani and Dharmapuri all recorded their highest temperatures of 2018. Except for Dharmapuri the rest three of the stations crossed 39℃ in the state along with Karur Paramathi and Tiruchirappalli Airport. The next couple of days starting from today is likely to see temperatures notch up a degree or two across the state. Except for the narrow band along the coast and the higher altitudes of the ghats most parts of Tamil Nadu are likely to see temperatures cross [Read More]

Hot Days to Persist Over Tamil Nadu

April 18, 2018 8:08 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Interior Tamil Nadu has gone back to hot day time conditions over the last couple of days.  In particular North & Northwest Interior Tamil Nadu has seen temperatures increase since the turn of this week with Tiruthani recording its  second straight day of 39°C.  While coastal places continue to be better off under the influence of the Easterlies, albeit weaker than the last week, places about 40 kms and further inland from the coast are seeing fairly hot conditions prevail during the day time. As most people would be aware currently we are in the Uttarayanam period when Sun makes [Read More]

Heat is the Name of the Game in Tamil Nadu

April 17, 2018 6:58 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

As we get into the second fortnight of April, Summer is inevitable in Tamil Nadu with only the intensity the question rather than will it.  Yesterday places like Tiruttani, Vellore, Dharmapuri saw a spike in temperatures with Tiruttani seeing its hottest day of the year so far recording 39°C while the neighbouring Vellore once again touched 38 after more than 3 weeks.  This spike in temperatures were picked up by models well with another hot day being estimated once again today over large parts of the state. Once again places about 50 kms to the West of Chennai like Tiruvallur, [Read More]