Hot Day time Conditions to continue over Tamil Nadu

February 24, 2017 5:35 am COMK - Chennai Rains 47

The Hot Day time conditions that has been prevailing over most parts of Tamil Nadu over the last few days is set to continue for a couple of more days.  Particularly in the interior places of Tamil Nadu the day time temperatures will remain above normal with most places seeing maximum temperature cross 35 / 36°C. While Tuesday & Wednesday saw a few places break records for highest temperatures recorded during the month of February things eased to some extent particularly among the coastal areas on Thursday.  Today we could see a further marginal dip in the day time temperatures [Read More]

Slight Easing of Temperatures expected over Tamil Nadu

February 22, 2017 5:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 102

Yesterday saw another day of hot conditions prevail over Tamil Nadu as the mercury soared once again across Peninsular Region.  Tiruchirappalli saw its hottest February day in a decade while Vellore recorded its hottest day for February in over 5 years.  Both Chennai observatories recorded similar temperatures to Monday as summer like conditions prevailed across Tamil Nadu.  While most parts of the state will continue to see day time temperatures in the region of 35 / 36°C there will be a slight reduction in the maximum temperatures compared to the last couple of days with a degree or two reduction [Read More]

Another Scorching Day on the cards for Tamil Nadu

February 21, 2017 5:54 am COMK - Chennai Rains 35

Yesterday saw many places in Tamil Nadu record high day time temperatures with Salem topping the chart at 37°C while 9 IMD observatories across the state crossed 35°C under relentless Sun.  While the city observatory in Nungambakkam recorded 33°C not far away the Airport observatory recorded 35.5°C with both observatories recording about 3 degrees above normal for this time of the year. As one can observe from the Max Temperature Anomaly for the day almost all of Tamil Nadu except for small coastal pockets and the high ranges of Western Ghats is going to see 1 – 3 degrees above [Read More]

Interior Tamil Nadu Sizzles under Early Summer Conditions

February 20, 2017 6:32 am COMK - Chennai Rains 24

With March approaching places in Interior Tamil Nadu are getting ready for Early Summer conditions.  Yesterday saw the day time temperatures show an increase of about 2 degrees over many places in the state.  While Salem recorded 36.4 to top the charts in the state among IMD stations Karur Paramathy was not far behind at 36.  Even Coimbatore was fairly hot at 35.1°C As many would be aware its the interior places that sets the tone for summer first well before the coastal places of Tamil Nadu which tends to be moderated by the Easterlies until possibly middle of April. [Read More]