Explosion of Thunderstorms likely over parts of Kerala & South TN

Couple of days back many places in Kerala & parts of South Tamil Nadu saw fairly intense thunderstorm activity as the west to east moving CCKW (Convectionally coupled Kelvin Wave) enhanced the effect of wind instability triggering the Veppasalanam thunderstorms. On 6th April many places in Ernakulam, Kottayam & adjacent Idukki districts saw 3 / […]

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Thunderstorms likely over South TN in a few places

Yesterday saw thunderstorms return to parts of Tamil Nadu including some inteiror areas like parts of Delta, Virudhunagar, Sivagangai & Pudukottai districts under the influence of a weak circulation like feature seen at lower atmosphere off the South TN coast. Few places along the Ghats in Tenkasi district recorded very good rains during the evening […]

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Interior TN continues to swelter under summer conditions

It has been nearly two weeks the maximum temperature at Karur Paramathi IMD observatory has been hovering around 39 degree celcius. During this period it has touched 40ºC four times including yesterday when it recorded 40.5ºC for the second time this year. Madurai AP observatory has also recorded 40 degree celcius twice during this period […]

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South TN to come under isolated Intense Thunderstorms

Slowly but surely Pre Monsoon Thunderstorms are picking up pace over Peninsular India. Wednesday saw parts of Virudhnagar & Tenkasi district getting very good rains, along the Eastern Slopes of the Ghats, as wind induced instabililty provided perfect conditions for convective thunderstorms to thrive after a clear sky during the first half of the day. […]

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