Rains likely to continue until well into New Year

It is not often one gets to see weather models consistently showing rains during the early days of January. As the old saying goes “One man’s meat is another man’s poison” people in Chennai may feel good about possible rains during the month of January as it gives them a better platform to tackle upcoming […]

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Isolated Light Rains likely over Coastal Tamil Nadu

After a dry spell for nearly a week to 10 days yesterday saw some light rains return back over parts of Ramanathapuram district. With a trough of Easterlies associated with a weak circulation seen over Equatorial waters of Bay the Easterlies have slowly made a return back over Bay and pushing onto Coastal areas of […]

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Northeast Monsoon to receive boost from the East once again

Late September / October just when it was time for Southwest Monsoon to withdraw from the Indian Sub Continent paving way for the arrival of Northeast Monsoon a train of pulses from South China Sea landed up in Bay of Bengal on the back of a stalled MJO over Maritime Continent. This string of pulses […]

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Dry & Cool Conditions to persist over Tamil Nadu

The last couple of days have seen the IMD observatory at Meenambakkam record minimum temperatures in the low 20s as Northerly winds held sway over most parts of Peninsular India. Similarly temperatures have stayed low over other places of Tamil Nadu as well with only parts of South TN seeing some rains yesterday while most […]

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