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Rains in Tamil Nadu to ease as Delta districts get good rains yesterday

September 30, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

After a spell of few days Rains in Tamil Nadu is expected to ease today.  While the previous two days rains in Tamil Nadu were focussed over the North Coastal region yesterday the delta districts got a good spell of rains.   Many places in Trichy, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur & Nagappattinam districts got moderate to heavy spells of rains.  Also parts of Salem, Namakkal & Erode districts also got moderate rains in the West interior region. After a good couple of days of rains, things are expected to slightly ease from today onwards.   More stable weather conditions are likely to [Read More]

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Mostly Dry Conditions to continue over Tamil Nadu

September 30, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Yesterday saw fairly subdued rainfall activity over Tamil Nadu with isolated thunderstorms developing in the Cuddalore / Pondicherry region late afternoon / evening.  Subsequently areas to the North & Northwest of Chennai had a fairly intense band of thunderstorm develop over the Pulicat region that moved in towards parts of Chennai and gave moderate spells of rains over many areas.  Otherwise most parts of Tamil Nadu was under stable weather conditions with temperatures also staying a degree or two lower than the previous days in South TN. Under the influence of of the East West Shear Zone and the presence [Read More]

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Intense thunderstorms hit Chennai, More rains on the offing for Tamil Nadu

September 29, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

As though wanting to compensate for the dry few days Chennai was hit by intense set of thunderstorms that created a cloud burst type of rains over the city.  With rainfall rates around 5 cm an hour many places got hit by strong thunderstorms accompanied by a sound and light show that created DTS affect as Twitter users mentioned.  Anna University almost recorded 10 cms among the IMD automatic weather stations.  When the official figures come there could be a few 10 cms for sure. As one can observe from the rainfall pattern the heaviest spells were to the Southern [Read More]

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Cloudy Conditions likely for Chennai, Rains to continue over Coastal Tamil Nadu

September 28, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

The trend of rains over Coastal Tamil Nadu continued last night as well with many places in Kanchipuram, Tiruvannamalai & Villupuram districts along with the UT of Pondicherry.   Chithamur to the Southwest of Chengalpattu recorded about 4 cms as most of the rain bands last night stayed between Chengalpattu & Pondicherry region.  Similarly parts of Pudukottai & Sivanganga districts as well recorded moderate to heavy rains with Devakottai recording 4 cms rains till 5:30 in the morning. Today we are likely to see cloudy conditions during the early part of the day over North Tamil Nadu area like yesterday. [Read More]