After playing hide and seek since the start of Agni Nathchathiram, its time to say Hello to Mr. Summer.
Agni Natchathiram that started on May 4th has been fairly kindly to Chennai till now. The last few days has seen the max temperature of around 35⁰ C thanks to the Easterlies that provided rains to the coastal areas of Delta region today. So what’s in store for us?
There is a lot of discussion on Impact of El Nino on Southwest Monsoon in India. The entire Indian Agriculture eco system revolves around Southwest Monsoon. Mr. Vinson Kurian of Business Line who covers weather extensively in the Agriculture & Commodity section in the paper has in his column talked about how the timing of El Nino impacts the performance of Southwest Monsoon. This has been done based on a study done by COMK. The article can be accessed here Business Line Article So when does El Nino Impact on Indian Monsoon?
Agni Natchathiram the dreaded word during Summer among most Chennaiaites starts from today and is expected to continue until May 29, 2015. It is the peak summer period coinciding with blazing hot sun and temperatures topping 40 regularly.