Sunday, March 11, 2012

Chennai: As a weak easterly wave moves westwards, it is strenghtened by a UAC which will form over S.I. Karnataka. Inflow of moisture and clouds will bring rains on Monday to South T.N. and Chennai. Upto 5-10 mms could be expected in the city. 

The rain spell will last for a couple of days. The rain bearing easterlies will change course as the high forms over the Bay from Wednesday. 
Winds will turn SE from Thursday.
Early in the week, low temperatures will be around 25c, but revert back to 23c after Wednesday.

See all India weekly forecast at:
3pm, Next W.D is at the door steps of W. Kashmir and Easterlies over S.central Bay..
chennai - Rain forecast for city from Monday afternoon till night of 13-Mar...
Showers may reach into S. Andhra coast on 13-Mar.
From 13-Mar to 17-Mar.. showers to continue over S. Tamilnadu..
Entire Tamilnadu coast including chennai may get a T.shower or two from Monday evening till 14-Mar..
A strong W.D will reach N-W Kashmir by tonight.. and expected to last till 16/17-Mar ...
Entire W, N-W, S-W India to start heating from 17-Mar..
Strong Easterlies is now over S.central Bay.. It'll reach entire Tamilnadu coast, chenai by evening of Monday, 12-Mar.
Cold wave over W, N, N-W will go down from 14-Mar.. and then N-W will slowly begin to Heat..
RT @rajugana: Baroda 2.30pm, Clear sky, sunny and breezy.Temp 33-17C range. Cold in the Night / morning. a pic
chennai - as expected day temp. dipped a bit.. 31.2°C (1:41pm)
Today's, 11th March, IMD minimum temperature list on IMD site is wrong, and minimum readings are absolutely haywire. All are wrong, so please do not go on the readings in the list of 8.30 am. 
They may correct it, but as of now, at 10.30 am it is not corrected. However, the ticker on the Home page of IMD shows the correct readings of 11th Morning.
even the temperature  map is not correct

All India Rainfall Toppers - 01.01.2012 to 10.03.2012

The rainfall figures given are in mm (Top 20 places)
  1. Manali (Himachal Pradesh) - 500
  2. Car Nicobar (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) - 401
  3. Anini (Arunachal Pradesh) - 330
  4. Dharmashala (Himachal Pradesh) - 330
  5. Kalpa (Himachal Pradesh) - 330
  6. Nancowry (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) - 305
  7. Bhuntar (Himachal Pradesh) - 270
  8. Kavali (Andhra Pradesh) - 233
  9. Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) - 195
  10. Srinagar - (Jammu & Kashmir) - 190
  11. Hut Bay (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) - 180
  12. Sundernagar (Himachal Pradesh) - 180
  13. Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir) - 170
  14. Passighat (Arunachal Pradesh) - 150
  15. Silchar (Assam) - 150
  16. Port Blair (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) - 150
  17. Pechiparai Dam (Tamil Nadu) - 145
  18. Varakala (Kerala) - 140
  19. Cherrapunji (Megahlaya) - 135
  20. Roing (Arunachal Pradesh) - 130
Other places may also have obtained more rainfall than the station quoted above.