Hot Day Ahead for Parts of Interior Tamil Nadu

March 22, 2018 4:34 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Yesterday fairly hot day was recorded over some areas of Tamil Nadu in the interior districts.  Karur Paramathy recorded the hottest day of the year among all the IMD observatories for the year 2018 touching 38.6°C in the process.  Tiruchirapalli AP also recorded its hottest day of the year as well as Salem and Madurai AP were among the stations to touch 37°C. Numerical Models indicate the districts of Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Karur, Virudhunagar along with parts of Erode, Tiruppur & Dindigul to see a fairly  hot day with temperatures in these region expected to peak around 38°C in many places [Read More]

Quiet Start to Summer continues for Tamil Nadu

March 21, 2018 6:39 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

As we get closer to April most of Tamil Nadu will start discussing about Agni Natchathiram & Kathiri etc as the hottest season starts to stare in front of our faces with increase in temperatures seen nearly on a daily basis.  But to be fair Tamil Nadu along with rest of South India has been seeing a relatively quiet summer so far. It would be a surprise if we say for the current year Salem is the only station among the IMD observatories to have crossed the “Public Favorite 100°F” Mark.  Looking at the temperature trends for the past year [Read More]

Dry Weather to prevail over Most of Tamil Nadu

March 19, 2018 6:43 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

With the current spell of rains winding down over Tamil Nadu the weather will turn back to the Dry Hot Days in the coming days as summer conditions start to firm up over the Indian Sub Continent.  Yesterday saw some isolated rains happen over the Western Parts of Tamil Nadu around Nilgiris, Coimbatore districts closer to the Ghats.  Parts of Central Kerala though got hit by heavy thunderstorms in the evening bringing moderate to heavy rains over places like Kochi, Kottayam etc. Today once again some light rains are likely to happen over places along the Western Ghats though unlike [Read More]

Rainfall Activity over South India to wind down

March 18, 2018 7:08 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

The Rainfall activity during the last few days over South India under the influence of the depression over Arabian Sea is expected to wind down.  Yesterday  saw many parts of Kerala record good rains along with parts of South Tamil Nadu in particular along the Western Ghats.  The models expected wind convergence to happen over the Eastern Side of Western Ghats while the convergence happened over the Western side increasing the rainfall over Kerala and reduced chances for Tamil Nadu. Looking back at this spell of rains it has been certainly fruitful as far as numbers go though some of [Read More]