Hottest Day of the Year across Most of Tamil Nadu

April 21, 2018 6:46 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Yesterday saw most of Tamil Nadu record its hottest day of Summer 2018 as many places in North TN recorded nearly 2 degrees more than the previous day.  Tiruttani, Vellore & Karur Paramathi became the first set of places to cross 41°C this year.  Chennai AP also crossed 38°C for the first time this year as Land Breeze under the influence of Westerly trough increased the heat quotient across most parts of Peninsular India.  Tirupathi from neigbouring Rayalaseema region recorded its hottest day of the year as well touching 41.5°C While today also the overall scenario is likely to be [Read More]

Hot Conditions to Prevail over Parts of South India

April 20, 2018 6:34 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

South India has been getting ready for Summer 2018 as temperatures have been seeing an increasing trend over the last few days across the region.  While Tamil Nadu has been relatively better off in terms of temperatures so far many places in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana have seen temperatures cross 40°C though the typical heat wave conditions are yet to be seen. Today models indicate the temperatures to increase by a couple of notches across most parts of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana region.  According to model estimates large parts of South AP is likely to see temperatures in the region [Read More]

Hot Spell Ahead for Tamil Nadu

April 19, 2018 6:55 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Yesterday saw hottest day of the year get recorded in a few IMD observatories of Tamil Nadu. Places like Salem, Vellore, Tiruttani and Dharmapuri all recorded their highest temperatures of 2018. Except for Dharmapuri the rest three of the stations crossed 39℃ in the state along with Karur Paramathi and Tiruchirappalli Airport. The next couple of days starting from today is likely to see temperatures notch up a degree or two across the state. Except for the narrow band along the coast and the higher altitudes of the ghats most parts of Tamil Nadu are likely to see temperatures cross [Read More]

Hot Days to Persist Over Tamil Nadu

April 18, 2018 8:08 am COMK - Chennai Rains 0

Interior Tamil Nadu has gone back to hot day time conditions over the last couple of days.  In particular North & Northwest Interior Tamil Nadu has seen temperatures increase since the turn of this week with Tiruthani recording its  second straight day of 39°C.  While coastal places continue to be better off under the influence of the Easterlies, albeit weaker than the last week, places about 40 kms and further inland from the coast are seeing fairly hot conditions prevail during the day time. As most people would be aware currently we are in the Uttarayanam period when Sun makes [Read More]