As Bay gets ready for the Next Low, Isolated Thunderstorms for North Tamil Nadu

August 27, 2017 6:54 am COMK - Chennai Rains 206

Yesterday parts of North Tamil Nadu recorded late evening convective thunderstorms after what was a fairly clear and warm afternoon.  The thunderstorms were focused around Vellore, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram districts along with Chennai while another set of thunderstorms gave rains around Villupuram & Cuddalore districts along with adjoining parts of Pondicherry. While moving from the interiors the storms were quiet fast as models had indicated in the morning.  In a surprise twist as it neared the coast thanks to the convergence the storms slowed down allowing it to not only intensify but also provide moderate to heavy rains in many parts [Read More]

Tamil Nadu Thunderstorms – Awesome August to slow down

August 26, 2017 6:37 am COMK - Chennai Rains 194

The month of August has been pretty much extraordinary for Tamil Nadu with most parts of the state enjoying a very good thunderstorm season. But all this is expected to come to a slow down as the next few days are likely to see thunderstorms reduce in Tamil Nadu and possibly except for some isolated spells overall rainfall pattern expected to be weak in the state. The west coast is expected to pick up pace with isolated heavy rains likely in a few places along the Western Ghats between Karnataka & Konkan.  Mumbai saw moderate to heavy spells of rains [Read More]

Chennai Wakes up to a Drizzling Vinayagar Chaturthi

August 25, 2017 5:37 am COMK - Chennai Rains 138

As Chennai gets ready to celebrate Vinayagar Chaturthi early morning drizzles will set the pattern for the city as remnant thunderstorms from the interiors cross coast providing some rains to the city as few places have recorded moderate rains as well around Chennai.  Ennore Port recorded 24 mm and Kanchipuram ISRO clocked 19 mm as we made this post.  The IMD AWS at Nungambakkam was ticking at 5 mm as we write. With light to moderate rains expected to continue for the next couple of hours drizzles are likely during the morning hours across most parts of Chennai with one [Read More]

Thunderstorms to continue in Peninsular India

August 24, 2017 6:55 am COMK - Chennai Rains 96

Yesterday saw many interior pats of Peninsular India record good rains in particular around Northwest Tamil Nadu, South Interior Karnataka and adjoining parts of South Andhra Pradesh.  Parts of Bengaluru recorded a spell of moderate to heavy thunderstorms last evening creating localized water logging in a few areas in particular around South Bengaluru. Parts of Chennai recorded evening thunderstorms induced by coastal convergence with the southern parts of the city enjoying moderate rains in a few areas. The interior parts of Tamil Nadu got benefited from the storms that moved from Bengaluru on its Eastward journey with the IMD weather [Read More]