Moist Climate Circumstances Set to Make Comeback Over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka This Weekend | The Climate Channel – Articles from The Climate Channel


Rain clouds over Marina Beach in Chennai. (L R Shankar/TOI, BCCL, Chennai)

Rain clouds over Marina Seaside in Chennai.

(L R Shankar/TOI, BCCL, Chennai)

Thursday, September 2: Throughout the monsoon months, the southern peninsula hardly ever will get an prolonged dry interval. Within the month of August, nonetheless, many components of South India acquired scant rainfall.

Within the first week of September, nonetheless, heavy rains are set to make a comeback over components of South India. All of the 5 southern states are prone to face the brunt of tough climate situations within the type of heavy rains, thunderstorms and lightning from Friday, September 3 onwards.

A cyclonic circulation is about to develop off the northern coast of Andhra Pradesh by Thursday. This cyclonic circulation is prone to merge with a brand new cyclone circulation forming over East Central Bay of Bengal. In consequence, a large space of northwesterly winds will kind alongside the western aspect of the circulation to convey widespread rains throughout Deccan Plateau.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has additionally forecast a shear zone over south Peninsular India on September 4. The shear zone includes opposing winds within the center tropospheric ranges, resulting in unstable climate situations.

Beneath the affect of those meteorological situations, rainfall exercise is prone to enhance over components of the southern peninsular from Friday, September 3. Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka are anticipated to expertise pretty widespread rainfall exercise with remoted heavy falls over the weekend (September 4 and 5).

Owing to those tough climate situations, the IMD has issued a yellow watch over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh for Friday, September 3. After that, all of the states—together with Karnataka and Telangana—of the southern peninsular areas have been positioned underneath this identical advisory degree for Saturday and Sunday. This degree of advisory instructs residents to ‘be up to date’ on the climate state of affairs.

A number of districts of those states talked about above are prone to witness remoted heavy rains over the weekend. Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi and Amaravati are all set to witness typically cloudy skies with few spells of rain and thunderstorms for the subsequent 3-4 days.

On this southwest monsoon season, components of South India have recorded diversified rainfall figures with Kerala being the one deficit state. Andhra Pradesh (441 mm), Telangana (763 mm) and Tamil Nadu (279 mm) have all recorded ‘extra’ rainfall figures as in comparison with their long run common of June 1 to September 1.

Puducherry (296.8 mm) and Karnataka (706.8 mm) have recorded ‘regular’ rainfall figures on this identical time-frame. Amongst all, Kerala is the one state to have witnessed a ‘poor’ quantity of rain regardless of 1,407 mm, which is 22% beneath regular in comparison with its long-term common.

After experiencing the rainfall deficit month (August), the southwest monsoon season—chargeable for 80% of the whole precipitation throughout the nation—has entered its final month. The IMD has predicted that this month’s rainfall will seemingly be on the ‘decrease finish of regular’ for many components of all the nation.

Earlier in June, the nationwide forecaster introduced the potential of a ‘regular’ monsoon season. Nevertheless, August introduced some sudden modifications within the rainfall sample. Can September be a saviour for a lot of components of the nation which have witnessed considerably much less rainfall over the past month? Solely time will inform!


For climate, science, and COVID-19 updates on the go, obtain The Climate Channel App (on Android and iOS retailer). It is free!


Supply hyperlink