Another Stormy Evening ahead for Interior South India

October 10, 2017 5:42 am COMK - Chennai Rains 156

The thunderstorms continue unabated over the interior places of South India as moderate to heavy rains were recorded in a few places of Tamil Nadu.  Kallakurichi in Villupuram district recorded a second straight 8 cm day while accumulating more than 23 cms since the turn of October.  Parts of Chennai recorded light overnight rains as the IMD AWS in Nungambakkam recorded 7 mm with all of them coming around early morning 2 AM With atmospheric conditions continuing to be unstable as the Indian sub continent gets ready for the seasonal change thunderstorms have been thriving in South India for the [Read More]

Isolated thunderstorms to continue in Tamil Nadu

October 9, 2017 7:14 am COMK - Chennai Rains 180

Though Isolated thunderstorms has been continuing in Tamil Nadu for the past couple of days,  the spatial spread has come down.  Yesterday saw parts of Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore districts record good rains in North Tamil Nadu.  Down South Madurai, Pudukottai districts recorded moderate rains in a few places.  The highlights of yesterday include Vrinchipuram in Vellore recorded 10 cms & Kallakurichi which recorded 8 cms. In the meanwhile up in the North Bay a well marked Low Pressure area persisting off the coast of West Bengal / Bangladesh is expected to keep the Southwest Monsoon dynamics going for a few [Read More]

Fluid Atmospheric Dynamics prevails over South India

October 8, 2017 7:03 am COMK - Chennai Rains 181

The Fluid atmospheric dynamics that has been driving the thunderstorms over South India for the last week or so continues to persist with multiple circulations across the Indian Sub Continent.  One look at the wind charts pretty much confirms we are at a cusp of seasonal change and its only a matter of “when” rather than “If”.  Yesterday saw once again interior areas get thunderstorms in the late evening and some of the coastal areas getting late night isolated thunderstorms from remnant moisture. As we often repeat with extremely fluid situation prevailing now as Indian Sub Continent gets ready to [Read More]

Thunderstorms to continue in Peninsular India

October 7, 2017 7:46 am COMK - Chennai Rains 138

Thunderstorms continued to mark its presence over Peninsular India with many parts of South Interior Karnataka recording good rains. Many parts of Bangalore recorded moderate to heavy rains once again yesterday evening making it a difficult commute back home.  Rains in Tamil Nadu was not as widespread as the previous day though pockets in South TN like Dindigul, Madurai & Theni districts recorded good rains. Parts of Chennai recorded early morning rains today as well similar to Thursday with the pseudo Easterlies at mid level triggering the remnant moisture that moved in from the interiors.  The prevailing Southerlies & Pseudo [Read More]