Thursday, January 09, 2014

Polar Vortex Sweeps US

The so-called "polar vortex" of dense, frigid air that dropped temperatures in some parts of the country to record lows is now spreading to southern and eastern parts of the U.S., shattering more temperature records, forcing flights to be canceled and keeping many schools and businesses shuttered.

#COLD over North India continues ... today morning Amristar records a low temp of 1 C.
Present mid level W.D circulation is slowly moving into N,N-central India... less rain activity witnessed so far over N-W,N-central India.
Mid level W.D circulation and its trough will slowly drift East across India during next 48hrs.
At present the mid level trough is seen along N-W and N-central India... moisture due to this is drifting east into East India.
Due to W.D trough... showers expected along E Uttarpradesh, Bihar, E Madhyapradesh, Jharkhand and Bengal on 10-Jan 
On 11-Jan, Showers are expected into Sikkim and central,North zones of N-E states.
8:30pm, at present it's cloudy with moderate rain over N-E Madhyapradesh, E Uttarpradesh and N,N-W Bihar... 

01B and it's rainfall for S Tamilnadu - Papanasam records 18cm

01B has almost vanished along S tip of Tamilnadu ... moisture persists ... 
5:30pm, most of S,S-central,W Tamilnadu is cloudy even now ... 

Scattered HEAVY rain over Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Ramnad and Kanyakumari district on 7,8-Jan-2014.
Nagercoil - "got strong drizzles even today morning, due to 01B".

Rainfall (cm) till 8:30am of 8-Jan::
Rameswaram (Ramanathapuram Dist) 5, Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dist) 4, Kanyakumari, Tondi (Ramanathapuram Dist), Vedaranyam (Nagapattinam Dist) 3 each, Pamban (Ramanathapuram Dist), Nagercoil (Kanyakumari Dist), Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist), Sivaganga, Ottapadiram (Toothukudi Dist), R.S.Mangalam (Ramanathapuram Dist), Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist), Radhapuram (Tirunelveli Dist), Tirupuvanam (Sivaganga Dist), Ambasamudram (Tirunelveli Dist), Srivaikuntam (Toothukudi Dist), Palayamkottai (Tirunelveli Dist), Cheranmahadevi (Tirunelveli Dist), Tiruvadanai (Ramanathapuram Dist) 2 each

Rainfall (cm) till 8:30am of 9-Jan::
Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dt) 18, Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dt) 12, Mylaudy (Kanyakumari Dt) 8, Radhapuram (Tirunelveli Dt) 6, Ambasamudram (Tirunelveli Dt), Kanyakumari (Kanyakumari Dt), Nagercoil (Kanyakumari Dt), Colachel (Kanyakumari Dt) 5 each, Cheranmahadevi (Tirunelveli Dt), Satankulam (Toothukudi Dt), Bhoothapandy (Kanyakumari Dt) 4 each, Ramanathapuram (Ramanathapuram Dt), Thuckalay (Kanyakumari Dt), Srivaikuntam (Toothukudi Dt), Eraniel (Kanyakumari Dt), Rameswaram (Ramanathapuram Dt) 3 each, Tiruchendur (Toothukudi Dt), Kuzhithurai (Kanyakumari Dt), Kalugumalai (Toothukudi Dt) 2 each

S,S-E Tamilnadu to get more rain and cloudy days on 12,13,14-Jan... as another easterlies is expected to affect zones below 10th parallel.

Today Dense fog engulf Badlapur so visibility got drops to 50 mtr.