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Isolated Rains in Tamil Nadu set to continue

September 3, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Isolated Rains in Tamil Nadu continued yesterday as well with parts of Thanjavur, Pudukottai & Tiruvallur districts recording moderate rainfall.  It was a case of close miss for Chennai as the thunderstorms that developed near Arakkonam came all the way up to Poonamallee and then completely disintegrated.  While day before yesterday the sea breeze front penetrated inland up to almost 50 kms yesterday saw sea breeze stay closer to coast at around 20 km or so this could possibly have played a role as well in the storms not sustaining till the coast.  In the meanwhile conditions continue to be [Read More]

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Heavy Rains in Chennai, good chance for another spell today as well

September 2, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

In what was the heaviest spell of rains in Chennai since the start of the Southwest Monsoon this year many areas of Chennai was lashed by intense thunderstorms yesterday evening which continued till early morning today.  Anna Nagar, Perambur, Nungambakkam, Puzhal all got near cloud burst like conditions as rains in Chennai brought back memories of December 1st last year with water logging in many areas in these places. Not often you see Rains in Chennai during Southwest Monsoon season bring water logging issues in main roads. As we mentioned a couple of days back, putting an expectation on the [Read More]

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Another day of Heavy Rains in Tamil Nadu, will third straight day happen?

August 31, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

It was another day of Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu as many parts of the state recorded rainfall figures which could be mistaken for a normal Northeast Monsoon day.  Kanchipuram and Vellore district recorded some of the heaviest spells of rains as South Chennai & Southern suburbs of Chennai enjoyed perfect thunderstorms last evening and was followed up with the mild rains right from midnight till early morning from the remnant thunderstorms that moved in from the interiors.  While South Chennai and suburbs enjoyed very good spells of rains the IMD observatory at Nungambakkam recorded about 10 mm rains for [Read More]

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Clear Day with possible Evening Thunderstorms for Coastal Tamil Nadu

August 31, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Parts of Coastal Tamil Nadu recorded rains continuing the pattern of evening thunderstorms since the last few days.  Delta areas of the state once again benefited from these thunderstorms along with parts of Dindigul, Pudukottai, & Sivaganga districts.  Thanks to the remnant thunderstorms lingering during the first half of the day most parts of North Tamil Nadu was under cloudy skies early morning which meant sea breeze did not set in during the afternoon like the previous days.  This possibly played a role in the subdued activity over North Coastal Tamil Nadu unlike what models estimated. In a much needed [Read More]