Increased thunderstorm activity likely over Interior Tamil Nadu

Oscillation repeated movement from one position to another Many a time it has been mentioned in this blog about how weather patterns behave like an oscillating pendulum. Intra Seasonal Oscillations are an integral part of monsoon dynamics, whether it is the Indian Summer Monsoon or Southwest Monsoon as it is called popularly, or the Northeast […]

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Widespread thunderstorms to continue over Peninsula India

The Southwest Monsoon season this year is indeed turning out to be special for parts of leeward Tamil Nadu. In particular Chennai and the surrounding districts of Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu along with Villupuram in North Coastal Tamil Nadu has been enjoying an extremely active season of Thunderstorms. All these districts have so far seen […]

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Chennai’s special Southwest Monsoon year continues to roll

Northeast Monsoon, or retreating monsoon as it is called technically, is the primary rainfall season for most of Tamil Nadu including Chennai. According to the Climatological Normal from IMD for the period 1991 to 2000 the seasonal mean rainfall during Southwest Monsoon (June to September) is 474 and 440 mm respectively for Chennai AP and […]

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