Saturday, May 01, 2010
Massive Thunder Clouds seen East of Mumbai at 5.30 pm till night.Reports of thundershower from Pune today evening. Rain seen on radar map in western Maharashtra east of ghats.Hottest in Mah. 42.3c at Gondia.From Mumbai, thunderclouds visible in the East, but clear skies over city. Hot day today, Saturday for Mumbai at 35c.
By rajesh - May 01, 2010
SUMMARY OF OBSERVATIONS RECORDED AT 0830 HRS IST:-
Rainfall occurred at most places over Tamil Nadu, at many places over South Interior Karnataka and Kerala, at a few places over Rayalaseema and Lakshadweep. Isolated rainfall occurred over Telangana and Coastal Karnataka. Mainly dry weather prevailed over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and North Interior Karnataka.
The following stations recorded very heavy-to-heavy rainfall in Centimeters:
Nilakottai (Dindugal dt) 16, Tondi 14, Kozha (Kottayam dt) and Andipatti (Theni dt) 12 each, Athur (Salem dt) and Perundurai (Erode dt) 11 each, Karur, Panchapatti (Karur dt) and Usilampatti (Madurai dt) 10 each, Soolagiri (Krishnagiri dt) and Mangalapuram (Namakkal dt) 9 each, Tozhudhur (Cuddalore dt), Karaikal, Nagapattinam, Kadaladi (Ramanathapuram dt), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri dt), Krishnagiri, Mayanur (Karur dt) and Periyakulam (Theni dt) 8 each and Kochi Airport, Aluva (Ernakulam dt), Kanjirapalli (Kottayam dt), Puducherry Airport, Grandanaicut (Tanjavur dt), Vedaranyam, Papanasam (Tirunelveli dt), Thali (Krishnagiri dt) and Arupukottai (Virudhunagar dt) 7 each.
The other chief amounts of rainfall recorded in Centimetres are:
Subramanya (Dakshina Kannada dt), Thirukattupalli (Tanjavur dt), Paramathi velur and Sendamangalam (both Namakkal dt), Dharmapuri, Pennagaram (Dharmapuri dt), Bhavani (Erode dt), Vembavur (Perambalur dt), Sholavandan (Madurai dt), Kodaikanal and Natham (Dindugal dt) 6 each, Harangi (Kodagu dt), Cherthala (Alapuzha dt), Chidambaram and Sethiyathope (both Cuddalore dt), Parangipettai, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru (Thanjavur dt), Sirkali (Nagapattinam dt), Mudukulathur and Tiruvadanai (both Ramanathapuram dt), Ramanathapuram, Palayamkottai, Barur, Rayakottah and Hosur (all Krishnagiri dt), Kumarapalayam (Namakkal dt), Sankaridurg and Vazhapadi (both Salem dt), Dharapuram (Tiruppur dt), Erode and Kulithalai (Karur dt) 5 each, Mysore, Sargur (Mysore dt), T. Narsipura (Mysore dt), MM Hills (Chamrajnagara dt), Rayalpadu (Kolar dt), Manjeri (Malappuram dt), Chittur (Palakkad dt), Thrissur, CIAL Kochi, Alapuzha, Kottayam, Vaikom (Kottayam dt), Tiruttani, Cuddalore, Madukkur and Peravurani (both Thanjavur dt), Mettur Dam (Salem dt), Palacode and Pappireddipatti (both Dharmapuri dt), Avinashi and Kangeyam (both Tiruppur dt), Gobichettipalayam and Satyamangalam (both Erode dt), Devala and Kundhabridge (both Nilgiris dt), Karurparamathi, Chittampatti and Andipatti (both Madurai dt), Dindugal, Vedasandur (Dindugal dt) 4 each and Bandipura and Yellandu (both Chamrajnagara dt), Bangalore, Thondebhavi (Chikkballapura dt), Vythiri (Wynad dt), Ottapalem and Kollengode (both Palakkad dt), Vellanikara, Idukki, Orathanadu (Tanjavur dt), Tiruvarur, Kollidam, Mayladuthurai and Tarangambadi (all Nagapattinam dt), Kamuthi and R.S.Mangalam (both Ramanathapuram dt), Ambasamudram (Tirunelveli dt), Tiruchendur (Tuticorin dt), Tuticorin, Thuckalay (Kanyakumari dt), Ponnugondapuram and Denkanikottai (both Krishnagiri dt), Namakkal, Rasipuram (Namakkal dt), Omalur (Salem dt), Yercaud, Harur (Dharmapuri dt), Tiruppur, Valparai, Coonoor, Ketty (Nilgiris dt), Aravakuruchi, Kadavur and Thogamalai (all Karur dt), Perambalur, Tiruchirapalli Airport, Melur, Mettupatti, Tirumangalam and Vadipatti (all Madurai dt), Bodinaickanur (Theni dt), Sathur (Virudhunagar dt) and Chatrapatti (Dindugal dt) 3 each, Virudhachalam (Cuddalore dt), Adiramapattinam, Papanasam and Pattukottai (both Thanjavur dt), Anchetty and Uthangarai (both Krishnagiri dt), Tiruchengode (Namakkal dt), Salem, Udumalpet and Mulanur (both Tiruppur dt), Bhavanisagar (Erode dt), Gudalur Bazaar and Naduvattam (both Nilgiris dt), Theni, Bhagamandala, Kushalnagara, Madapura and Somwarpet (all Kodagu dt), Kollegal (Chamrajnagar dt), K. R. Sagara (Mandya dt), Bangarpet (Kolar dt), Bangalore airport, Koratagere and Chikkanahalli (both Tumkur dt), Kuppady (Wynad dt), Piravom (Ernakulam dt) and Kumarakom (Kottayam dt) 2 each and Anna University and DGP Office (both Chennai dt), Chennai, Chennai airport, Chengalpattu, Maduranthagam, Sriperumpudhur and Uthiramerur (all Kanchipuram dt), Tambaram, Pallipattu (Thiruvallur dt), Panruti (Cuddalore dt), Kumbakonam (Thanjavur dt), Paramakudi (Ramanathapuram dt), Tirunelveli, Boothapandi, Kuzhithurai, Nagerkoil and Pechiparai (all Kanyakumari dt), Coimbatore airport, Uthagamandalam, Kothagiri (Nilgiris dt), Kovilankulam (Virudhunagar dt), Palani (Dindigul dt), Nanjungud and Hunsur (both Mysore dt), Chamrajnagar, Mandya, Hessarghatta (Bangalore Urban dt), Perinthalamanna (Malapuram dt), Pattambi (Palakkad dt), Mancompu and Chengannur (both Alapuzha dt) 1 each.
Rentachintala recorded the highest maximum temperature of 43 degree Celsius in the region.
Taken from www.imdchennai.gov.in
On 30-Apr, Very heavy rain "Cloud burst" Nilakottai (Dindugal dt) 16, Tondi 14, Kozha (Kottayam dt) and Andipatti (Theni dt) 12 CM each.
On 30-Apr, Rainfall occurred at most places over Tamil Nadu, at many places over South Interior Karnataka and Kerala.
IMD :: Heat wave conditions are not likely over the country during next 2-3 days.
A fresh western disturbance will affect western Himalayan region from 4th onwards
Trough in lower levels runs from northeast Rajasthan and neighbourhood to Saurashtra & Kutch across south Rajasthan.
On 30-Apr, widespread rainfall over south peninsular India and scattered over northwest India, Orissa, Sub-Himalayan west Bengal & Sikkim
On 30-Apr, Due to thunderstorm activities over many parts, max temp. are fallen by 4-8°C over parts of west M.P, Maharashtra and Karnataka
On 30-Apr, highest maximum temperature of 43.4°C recorded at Churu (Rajasthan) and Daltonganj (Jharkhand)
Chennai - Now 4:16pm having clear blue skies, with NO cloud formation.. temp. now is at an Amazing 36.6°C (4:05pm)
Chennai - Temp. now 9:24am is 25.7°C .. that's cool.
Chennai - Egmore zone records 7.9 mm from early morning.
Chennai - "WOW... drizzles continue from early morning and it's like a monsoon morning"