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Early Morning Rains in Chennai, Shape of things to come!!!

July 29, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

In a welcome development early morning rains in Chennai of light to moderate intensity was recorded in many areas.  The interior places of Tamil Nadu & adjoining areas of South AP & Karnataka recorded another day of widespread rains with heavy rains in many places for almost a week now.   Yesterday has seen parts of Vellore & Tiruvannamalai district recording heavy rains.  In adjoining South AP, Chittoor district has recorded very heavy rains with many places in and around Tirupati & Renigunta receiving more than 1o cms of overnight rains.    Numerical Models indicate possibly another day of good [Read More]

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Rains Continue in Tamil Nadu, North Coastal TN to get opportunity today

July 28, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

For the fourth straight day many parts of Tamil Nadu has got rains with the interiors once again enjoying the best spells while coastal areas had passing showers or light rains at most places.  Parts of Vellore, Trichy, Virudhunagar, Erode, Madurai & Tiruppur districts recorded moderate to heavy rains in many places.   Madurai & Virudhunagar which were left dry for most of June & first fortnight of July has enjoyed two straight days of fairly widespread rains which was much needed for the region. In a change of fortunes for the coastal region things are looking brighter for North [Read More]

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Monsoon active over Peninsular India, Interior Places continue to benefit

July 27, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Since the turn of the week Southwest Monsoon has been active over Peninsular India with many places in the region getting moderate to heavy rains.  These rains have been characterized by intense bursts of rains during late evening / night as many places have witnesses rainfall rates in excess of 5 cms an hour.  Hosur got about 7 cms in one hour on Monday and followed up with about 8 cms in one hour once again yesterday.  The rainfall pattern shows a very unlike Monsoon type of rains resembling more like the pre monsoon summer thunderstorms rather than the typical [Read More]

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Widespread Rains in Tamil Nadu, All set to continue today as well

July 26, 2016 12:00 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Last evening / overnight saw widespread rains in Tamil Nadu with almost all of the state getting rains except for Chennai and districts to the South of Madurai.  If one were to look at the rainfall pattern in West TN Hosur & Palacode got about 9 cms while in North TN RK Pet near Tiruttani got 7 cms, in the delta region Thuvakudi & Adirampattinam got about 7 cms rainfall indicating how the rains were spread around the state. In what is likely to be a second straight day of fairly widespread rains in Tamil Nadu we could see some [Read More]