The last couple of days have seen late night thunderstorms come very close to Chennai and provide heavy rains to places North of Chennai. Ennore received very heavy rains of 50 mm around Monday early morning.
Southwest Monsoon Udpate: The Well Marked Low now lies over Central India slightly Northeast of Nagpur. Under its influence heavy rains are expected for parts of East MP, Vidharbha, Chhatisgarh. One or two places in Odisha, North Telengana could receive a few heavy spells of rains as well. Thanks to the moisture incursion from the Arabian Sea aided by the Well Marked Low rains are expected to pick up over West Coast with Konkan region in line for some heavy rainfall over the next day or two
Tamil Nadu Weather Update : Partly cloudy skies are expected over most parts of Tamil Nadu, places in North TN could see day time temperatures around 36°C while a few places in South TN could cross 37°C. Isolated late evening thunderstorms may be possible in North Coastal TN on account of heat induced convection.
Chennai Weather Update: Partly cloudy skies with temperature around 36°C. One or two areas could get isolated rains around late evening as the thunderstorms forming in the interior places of North TN to the West of Chennai move towards the coast late night