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2016 starts with the Abnormally Warmest January on Record

February 19, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

2016 has started off setting the record for the Warmest January over the last 137 years according to data released by NASA.   A few weeks back we had carried about how 2015 was the warmest year on record and it appears 2016 is continuing where 2015 has left off. Under the influence of what is now officially classified as the most intense El Nino the temperature records continue to be set month after month.  NASA a few days back had released data about this year’s January being the warmest January ever recorded.  Compared to 2015 this year’s average Global [Read More]

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Warm Weather in South India set to continue

February 18, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Yesterday was a prelude to the changing weather in South India with warm night time temperature pretty much across the region.  Most places recorded the warmest night of the year so far with Chennai recording 25.6°C.  With March approaching fast we could pretty much feel the change in weather conditions. As explained in our yesterday’s post the Low Pressure in Bay of Bengal has pretty much dissipated and now lies as a weak trough along the Equatorial waters of Southwest Bay.  Under the influence of this Trough of Low isolated rains could continue over extreme South India with parts of [Read More]

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Night Time Temperatures in Tamil Nadu set to increase

February 17, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

As the Low Pressure in Bay fades away night time temperatures in Tamil Nadu is expected to go through some changes over the next few days.  Particularly there is expected to be some difference in the night time temperatures in Tamil Nadu with increase expected right across the Coastal region. The Low Pressure in Southwest Bay continues to move along the Equator but in a very weak manner as it is expected to possibly fade away over the next 12 – 24 hours.  The expected rainfall from this disturbance is expected to also come down with not much rainfall expected [Read More]

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Mostly Clear Weather in North Tamil Nadu, Isolated Rains in South TN

February 16, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

As has been the case for the last few days fairly clear weather in North Tamil  Nadu is expected to continue today as well.  Yesterday saw some isolated rains in South Tamil Nadu which is likely to continue today as well under the influence of the fading Low Pressure Area in Bay of Bengal. The Low Pressure in Bay of Bengal has been pretty much moving along the Equator keeping a very low latitude right through.  It is now seen to the SE of Sri Lanka just off the Equator in a fairly weak state.  Models indicate it could fade [Read More]