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Tamil Nadu Rainfall recorded on 04.10.2021

Very heavy rains lashed Chinnmannur – Veerapandi belt as a result flash floods happened in some areas with Veerapandi recorded 124 mm rainfall while Ambasamudram in Vaigai River (not to be confused with Tirunelveli Ambasamudram) recorded 110 mm rainfall. We can see the flash floods near Koochanur (Theni) as a result of the rains here https://twitter.com/praddy06/status/1444699455098290177 A UAC lies over coastal Tamilnadu […]

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Tamil Nadu Rainfall recorded on 03.10.2021

Kanyakumari town which is usually dry got close to 100 mm in an intense spell of rains while nearby Ashramam and Nagercoil too got good rains. In Nilgiris, Kodanadu,Kotagiri,Coonoor all got massive rains. These places have east opening. While little down the altitude in Mettupalayam, Karamadai and Nellithurai in Coimbatore also got very good rains. Easterlies vanthalae (comes na), these Coonoor belt […]

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Tamil Nadu Rainfall recorded on 02.10.2021

Villupuram, Kallakuruchi, Coimbatore and Ramanathapuram belt got heavy rains. In KTC, Katupakkam near Vandalur got 30 mm rainfall. A Upper Air Circulation lies over southwest Bay of Bengal and extends upto 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting westwards with height.  A trough in easterlies runs from the above cyclonic circulation to interior Maharashtra across Tamilnadu & interior Karnataka in lower tropospheric […]

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Tamil Nadu Rainfall recorded on 01.10.2021

Erode and Namakkal belt got heavy rains for 2nd straight day and there was flash floods seen there after a long time. Pudukottai and Perambalur belt got heavy rains too. In Chennai, Ennore got 50 mm of intense downpour in 30 mins. A Upper Air circulation extended upto 3.1 km above msl lay over central parts of south Bay of Bengal. The […]

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Final day of rains, before we head for Short break in Chennai

An excess June, excess July and now excess August for both Chennai and Tamil Nadu. Today too north TN regions are falling in the zone of convergence and from tomorrow there will be reduction in rains and then it will pickup again on September 1/2nd. In the ghat areas of Valparai, Gudalur belt and parts of kanyakumari & Theni regions heavy rains […]

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Heavy Rainfall for Kanyakumari & highwinds for KK, Pamban, Tuty, Vedaranayam- Delta belts

We have seen the template so many times, a cyclone crossing north AP or Odisha or West Bengal coast, the it activates the westerlies to  surge and converge over South Kerala and Kanyakumari regions. Even this year May month Cyclone Yaas when it crossed Odisha, Kanyakumari, Ramanathpuram-Pamban, Muthupet-Vedaranayam belt got to see high winds. Heavy rainfall Heavy to very heavy rainfall is […]

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Cyclone Yaas and Tamil Nadu Weather Update for coming days

No sleep, so this update at 3.00 am. So forgive for the typos and language. As winds converge around the low pressure the Veppa Salanam (Heat based or Sun based Convective) rains in Tamil Nadu will reduce. Once the low becomes Cyclone it will tightly wrap up the clouds around it. Hence, convergence will happen at sea around the low pressure are. […]

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Colaba records wind speed of 102 km/hr from Taukate, lets see historic Mumbai wind speeds from Cyclones

Past Cyclones that affected Mumbai Mumbai Cyclones are very very rare, very rarely we see cyclone making landfall as Cyclonic Storm in Kerala or Karnataka or Maharashtra. We can note down them and even memorize them. Have gone through the archives and found that two significant cyclones (1940 & 1948) that crossed near / over Mumbai. And have taken Nisarga too for […]

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