We are back in action after 15 days !!
In the meantime, an April LOW has formed in S-central Bay and now intensified into Cyclone Maarutha
Cyclone #Maarutha is nearing Myanmar coast with moderate intensity and most of its convective activity is weak and moved inland ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/tRMUV.jpg
#Maarutha ADT analysis suggest pressure around 991mb and winds gusting to 100 kmph.
Here's the latest visible shot of Cyclone ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/tRN7Y.jpg
Cyclone #Maarutha is expected to make landfall as a marginal cyclone over Myanmar coast in next 10 hrs.
Due to this Cyclone #Maarutha the winds have changed to W,SW,NW over most of peninsula and this have raised the Day temps today !
#Chennai - Nungambakkam today almost touched 40 C. It has recorded 39.8 C today.
Thanks to sea breeze now 5pm its 32 C.
Entire peninsula is expected to have 2 or 3 C above normal Day temps on 17,18-Apr ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/tROhf.jpg
#Chennai - Like today, it will touch 40 C on 17,18-Apr.
4:30pm, T showers seen over S,SW Karnataka, NW,W Tamilnadu and S-central Kerala ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/tROzG.jpg
During next 2 afternoon, evening .. scattered T showers expected over W-ghats of Kerala, Tamilnadu, NW Tamilnadu and into S,SW Karnataka ... https://d2jhuj1whasmze.cloudfront.net/photos/normal/tROJY.jpg