Chennai and Tamil Nadu Climate Forecast: November 29, Friday


Vanakkam! It was John Updike who stated that rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; with out rain, there could be no life.

Chennaiites couldn’t agree extra as they watched the North-East monsoon get into its parts over the previous couple of days pouring down its contents over town, over Tamil Nadu and over Puducherry.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has stated {that a} low-pressure space could type over the South-West Arabian Sea and the Equatorial Indian Ocean over the following two days, with out indicating a possible location. However from the seems to be of it, it’s anticipated to be fairly a long way away from Sri Lanka and Kanyakumari, even whereas having the ability to pull easterly winds throughout Tamil Nadu. Worldwide fashions recommend {that a} related circulation could type nearer the Sri Lankan and Kanyakumari coast in fast succession.


A piece of Chennai’s historic Buckingham Canal, close to Shozinganallur Picture: Bijoy Ghosh


This Friday morning, rains from the continued easterly wave exercise and resultant rainfall in Tamil Nadu have been concentrated largely to the South with parcels of rain clouds taking off from Level Pedro, Parantan, Veravil, Pallawarayankaddu and the Mannar Island in Sri Lanka and negotiating the Palk Strait and the Gulf of Mannar to open up variously over Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, Samayapuram, Kumbakonam, Pattukottai, Adiramapattinam, Orangudi, Kothamangalam, Peravurani, Jamaliya, Kattumavadi, Manamelkudi, Embal, Avudaiyarkoil, Poovattrakudi, Veeramangalam, Aranthangi, Karaikudi, Ariyakudi, Kandadevi, Devakottai, Thalakavoor, Suranam, Ilayangudi, and Ilanthakkarai.

Learn the Tamil translation of this climate forecast report right here

A lone however heavy thunderstorm was positioned between Chetpet and Vandavasi and shifting westward into the inside. To the North, Tirupati and Pakala in Andhra Pradesh have been additionally buffeted by minor thunderstorms.

Chennai: 40 per cent of rain

Chennai awoke this morning to partially cloudy climate. It might stay typically cloudy later into the day with mild to reasonable rain forecast for some areas, says the Chennai Met Workplace of the IMD. Worldwide fashions say the partial cloudiness could give in to scattered showers and thunderstorms into the afternoon with winds easterly to north-easterly at 15-30 km/hr and possibilities of rain at 40 per cent, which is legitimate into the night time as nicely.

A lot of the different main cities of Tamil Nadu might even see a extra wet day beneath variously cloudy situations, with Puducherry being the very best guess—worldwide forecasters see a 50 per cent chance of rains that ratchets as much as 100 per cent into the night time. It can vary between 50 per cent and 20 per cent for a cloudy Salem; 80 per cent by means of the day and night time for a partly cloudy Coimbatore; 40-80 per cent for each Tiruchirappalli and Madurai; and a a lot greater 80 per cent, going as much as 90 per cent at night time, for Thoothukudi.

Chennai Worldwide Airport (MAA/VOMM) noticed fog/mild rain situations within the morning with a temperature of 28 levels Celsius, and north-easterly winds blowing at 11 km/hr. No delays have been reported in arrivals whereas there was an eight-minute delay in departures.

The nationwide forecast by the IMD stated that energetic easterly wave situations over the South Peninsula would translate into pretty widespread to widespread rainfall with remoted heavy to very heavy falls for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal till tomorrow (Saturday). Heavy rainfall is forecast into Sunday at just a few locations with very heavy falls at remoted locations over the identical area. An prolonged outlook subsequent week from December 4 to six (subsequent Wednesday to Friday) stated that scattered to pretty widespread rainfall with remoted heavy falls is probably going over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. It will likely be remoted to scattered over the remaining elements of the South Peninsula.

Good present on Thursday

The North-East monsoon had a subject day yesterday (Thursday) with heavy to very heavy rain lashing quite a lot of locations throughout Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The principle stations receiving heavy precipitation (in cm) included Tambaram-15; IAF Tambaram-13; Jayamkondam-10; Sriperumbudur-9 cm: KM Koil-8 cm; Cuddalore and Sirkali-7 cm; Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Puducherry, Annamalai Nagar, Veppur, Kattumayilur, Eraiyur-6; Taramani, Karaikal, Samayapuram, Tondi, Thiruthuraipoondi, Parangipettai, Sathyabama College, Sethiathope, Ariyalur, Anaikaranchatram, Anna College, Chennai Airport-5; Nagapattinam, Pattukottai, Srimushnam, Manamadurai, Panchapatti, Pudukottai, RS Mangalam, Valinokkam, Karaikudi, Vilupuram, Aduthurai, Tiruvadanai, Tiruvarur, Thiruvidaimaruthur, Chembarabakkam, Poonamallee, Perungalur, Periya Kalapet (Puducherry), Tiruchendur, and Virudachalam-4 cm.

The forecast

The IMD forecast for as we speak (Friday) advised mild to reasonable rain is prone to happen at many locations over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal whereas it might be heavy to very heavy at remoted locations. The outlook for tomorrow stated that heavy to very heavy rain could happen at remoted locations over these areas.

Chennai’s climate bloggers and the Twitterati rejoiced because the North-East monsoon got here into its personal and promised to ship much more over the following couple of days:




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