Friday, March 31, 2017

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 28, 2017 at 10:40PM

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Monday, March 27, 2017

From today to next 3 days, an anti-cyclone at upper-levels is expected to stay put along W,W-central India ... 
This'll heat-up entire N,NW,central,W,E and S-central India during next 2 or 4 days ... 
Meanwhile, the temperature along SW,S,SE India to be normal or slightly above normal for this time of year ! 

Badlapur - 1:30pm, records around 42 C.. take a look at this photo sent by a weather friend ... 


For Kashmir, N Himachal, a weak westerly trough at upper-level is expected to give cloudy weather with scattered rain during next 48hrs. 

A low-level circulation is expected over N Bengal in next 24hrs and expected to persist for 3 days.. will pop heavy T showers over NE India ... 

On tuesday, wednesday... scattered rain for Kashmir and Himachal expected... 
One or two showers may push into #IndvAus #Cricket test match at #dharamshala , Himachal on 28,29th 
Due to LWD, T showers can pop over W-ghats of Kerala, S-tip Tamilnadu on 27,28,29th.


#Chennai - 2:30pm, temperature around 33 C and humidity at 50%. City to maintain these temps during next 3 days and "rise" from 1-April.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

WMD Celebrations on 23 march 2017

   with my friends I attended the  exhibition on 23.03.17 at 1330 hrs. But the "open house" was thrown open to General Public and students on 23 March 2017 by 1000 a.m on wards I was told.  Exhibits on 'VARADA VSCS " gave more light on the VSCS.  The recorded charts (Pressure and wind)  were photographed / copied and displayed. On 12.12.2016/ 1533 hrs Nungambakkam recorded the lowest pressure viz 974.7 hPa. At the same time Minambakkam recorded on 12.12.2016/1530 hrs 974.0 hPa. indicating that VSCS had crossed in between Nungambakkam and Minambakkam especially along or off ADAYAR river coast. The wind instruments also depicted "calm wind" by 1533 hrs at Nungambakkam 
    Nearly four buses full of students from far of places like Trichy came and enjoyed the exhibition. In the afternoon there was a lecture by Dr.Tara Prabakaran, a veteran scientist from Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune on cloud related things and  cloud seeding.  The other lecturer was given by Dr.Balaji Narasiman, Professor in IIT Chennai on 2015 floods and evolving of (run off) model with the use of Doppler Weather radar products. The meeting was well attended by scientists and officers and some of the bloggers too.
   It was really an exhilarating experience. 
[As my camera in my phone is faulty I could not take photo]





Thursday, March 23, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 at 05:21PM

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3:30pm, Scattered T cells seen over N,central,S #Kerala and mini cells also over S,SW Karnataka ... 

A weak W.D trough at mid,upper-levels are affecting Pakistan and Kashmir today and will persist for another 18hrs ... 

During next 5 days, an anti cyclone at low,mid-levels will be over central,W,W-central India. This'll heat-up N,N-central,E,E-central India ... 
During next 3 days, S and central peninsula to have normal day & night temps for this time of year.

#Chennai and #Bengaluru to compete for #hot day during next 10 days.
Both the cities are expected to touch above 35/36 C ... 
#Chennai and #Bengaluru - should not expect any rain during next 7 days !

Present cloudiness and scattered rain over Kashmir to persist for another 18hrs and NO strong / moderate WD system expected for next 7 days ..

From Sunday a weak low-level circulation expected over E India along Bihar, Jharkhand and Bengal, this can kickoff KalBaisakhi / Nor-westers ...

March 22, 2017 at 09:11AM

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Monday, March 20, 2017

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

World Meteorological Day celebrations

World Meteorological Day falls on 23 March 2017.  As done every year this year too Regional Meteorological Centre is celebrating World meteorological day.  The theme for the celebration is UNDERSTANDING CLOUDS.  There will be a open house on that day.  Weather enthusiasts can visit on that day 23.03.2017 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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Today, LWD seen from W Maharastra to S-tip Tamilnadu all along W-ghats ... moisture fed by easterlies from Bay ... 

Today, there'll be scattered T showers over S,SW,W Maharastra, N,NW,W,SW Karnataka ... 
More HEAVY T showers ahead for W-ghats of Kerala and Tamilnadu and its adjoining plains today.
From Friday, these scattered T showers over S peninsula are expected to fade away.
Some are expected to remain over W-ghats of Kerala. Today, Heavy T showers forecast for NW,W,SW,S Tamilnadu and also it can pop over N,central Tamilnadu and into S Karnataka.

Chennai - today also had a NE monsoon style cloud build-up till now due to easterlies. It'll reduce or cease from Thursday morning.

Friday, March 10, 2017

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

KOLKATA | Torrential Rains of 9th March 2017 | SPRING | HD

Massive Rains Lashed over Kolkata and Surroundings on 9th March Due to Trough Formation , some places Recorded over 70 mm in just 1 Hour .. Leading to Waterlogging ..

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

12:30pm, N,NW,N-central cloudy with some rain and East #India cloudy ... T cells will pop over S,S-central peninsula ...

Today, there's a low-level circulation in westerlies over NW India and its SE tilted trough seen up to SE Madhyapradesh. .. and a low-level trough seen from E Maharastra dipping South to SE Karnataka and S Andhra. Low-level wind confluence seen over Odisha, Chatisgarh, Jharkhand and S,SW Bengal. scattered HEAVY T-showers ahead for these zones....

In next 60hrs, a good mid-level trough expected in westerlies from N-central Pakistan and along NW India and dipping up to #Goa latitude .. 
In next 3 days, the present N-S trough from E Maharastra is expected to drift East into Bay ... there's a chance of T shower for #Chennai .

Next 48hrs... HEAVY scattered T showers again for S,central, W-ghats Kerala and W-ghats,W,N,NW,S,central Tamilnadu. Next 36hrs, Scattered T-showers again for central,NE Andhra, central,coast,N Odisha into Jharkhand and S,SW Bengal. HEAVY rain for Kashmir, Himachal Uttarakhand during next 48hrs.
Scattered light / moderate rain for Haryana, Punjab and W Uttarpradesh. ...

On 10, 11-Mar.. T-showers expected over NE Tamilnadu and into #Chennai as well... 

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

12:30pm, T cells build-up observed over central Andhra, S,NW Tamilnadu and Chatisgarh, E Maharastra and S,central Odisha ... 

SE-corner Arabian sea low-level circulation persists and expected to persist for another 36hrs ... 
Low-level circulation seen over W Maharastra and its trough is dipping South to S Karnataka !
This N-S trough from Maharastra is expected to drift East due to an approaching WD during next 3 days ... 

Today, there'll be scattered T showers over W-ghats of Kerala, Tamilnadu and W,S,NW,N Tamilnadu, S,central Kerala and S Karnataka,,,

Monday, March 06, 2017

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6 MARCH 2017
3:30 PM IST
March begin with rains over some parts of North india with isolated places witnessed hailstorms, but after that weather cleared over plains & residents enjoying pleasant weather. Now weather conditions once again favouring another spell of rains & hails stronger then previous one to visit the region. A fresh WD(Western disturbance) along with CC(Cyclonic circulation) will start affecting hills and plains of north by 8 March. Isolated rains/Duststorms possible over punjab, Haryana, North Rajasthan on 8 march then by 9 march intensity & spread of rains will increase by the evening many parts of the region along with national capital Delhi will be covered by rains. By 10 March most parts of hills and Plains will record bountifull rains with hails at isolated places which is harmful for crops. Spell will be at peak on 9-10-11 march after that it will start clearing but showers will continue over NW parts of UP & foothills.

Arpit Sharma, a experienced forecasters from Nindia said:
"A typical March WD with heavier precipitation in Himachal and Uttarakhand along with the plains. More precipitation is expected in HP & UK in comparison to J&K"

Srijan Gupta, forecaster from Delhi said:
"WD & cyclonic circulation will enter in NW india and on other hand another cyclonic circulation will also help in precipitation over hills and plains of Nindia", hilly states will witness heaviest precipitation- he added.

Devender Dabas, officer at IMD shimla said:
"There are very good chances of rains over many parts of NW india on 10th & 11th March. Isolated places will also witness hailstorms activities"

Navdeep Dahiya, Founder/CEO LWI said:
"Fair chances of rains along with hails over Plains of north India, Mustard crops are at harvesting hails will give serious damages to standing crops. Rains will be good for wheat crops as per current conditions but hails will give damages to wheat also, many places of plains will witness moderate rains but hills along with foothills will get the best- he added

Maximum temperature will drop over the region due to rains, as the spell clears min temperature will also take sharp dip & cool weather will make comeback. Residents will enjoy this weather but farmers are going to face serious concerns. Vegetables prices are also expected to rise after this spell of rains. Weather forecasters will be looking at radars and satellite pics on there screen. The poor farmer will look at sky and hope it will not hail & crop will be saved!

Saturday, March 04, 2017

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Friday, March 03, 2017

Rains🌧🌩...Next 36hrs : Moderate showers to occur South, North interior, Delta, S coastal and  Western Ghats region. Isolated Thundersquall is likely to occur over South North Interior TamilNadu.

Better showers for western Ghats region compared to interior places.

South interior: Sivagangai, Virudhunagar, Theni, Dindigul ,Madurai.

Delta: Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam.

South Coastal Tamil Nadu: Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Kanyakumari.

North interior: Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem, Namakkal, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Erode, Karur, Tiruchirapalli, Ariyalur, Perambalur.

Chennai: The sky condition is likely to be partly cloudy. Maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 31 and 22 deg Celsius respectively. Little chances of light rain's in next 48hours nothing more expected for chennai and kanchipuram

#Chennai #Coimbatore #Trichy #Ooty #Tiruppur #Nagai #Thanjavur #salem #Erode #Madurai #dindigul #TamilNadu

T showers ahead for Tamilnadu and Kerala

5pm, Visible shows T shower activity over S,SW,S-central #Tamilnadu and S Kerala ... 

During next 3 days, LWD is going to affect W-ghats along Kerala, Tamilnadu and Karnataka.
And, another LWD expected along Odisha and into S Bengal.
A wind confluence also expected along Chatisgarh and Jharkhand ...

On Monday, a weak low-level circulation expected over S Maharastra and N,NE Karnataka and its trough can dip South to S Karantaka, N TN.. 

On Saturday, Sunday.. moderate/heavy scattered T showers for W-ghats Kerala, Tamilnadu, S,central Kerala and S,central,W,NW Tamilnadu.. 
Next 3 days, some T showers can pop over N,N-central Tamilnadu and into S Karnataka as well.
Rain (Moderate / isolated heavy spells) is likely to occur at a few places over South and S interior Tamilnadu and Delta #Madurai #Tirunelveli #Nagi #Ramanathapuram (For next 24hrs)

Chennai: warm day an Remains partly cloudy and Max temperature 32'C.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Weekend Rains 3rd to 5th March

Western Ghats: western Ghats and places near western ghats going to see Moderate to heavy spells (45mm to 124mm) . Places: Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, pollachi, Kodaikanal, Palani, Tenkasi and Kallidaikurichchci.

South interior, North interior, Delta and South coastal: Light to moderate (10mm to 45mm) spells will happen. Places: Tirchy, Thanjavur, Nagai, Pudukkottai, Dindigul,Ramanathapuram, Kovilpatti, Virudunagar, Tirunelveli. Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri

North coastal from Nagai to Chennai Rainfall going to be minimal as compared to interiors especially North of Pondicherry  to kanchipuram and chennai only very light to light rains (1mm to 20mm) possible as per models

IMAGE 1: NCEP GFS Total precipation next 72hrs
#TamilNadu #Puducherry

3:40pm, Cloudy over #Tamilnadu. T showers over S-tip Tamilnadu and adjoining W-ghats ...