Thursday, May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 at 11:27PM

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Chennai and surrounding rainfall during past 3 days

Cyclone Roanu is here and moving North East

01B is now Cyclone Roanu.. as expected by models, it has taken a NE movement .. here's the plot of present position ..
#Roanu - 5:30pm, wind analysis show good above 60kmph winds core. Mostly concentrated along S,SW,E quadrant..

7pm, ADT analysis of #Roanu shows pressure at 985mb, "sign on weakening due to close proximity to land"..
#Roanu - is expected to continue with its NE track drifting along Indian coastline into NW,N Bay in next 48hrs..

5:30pm, Visible shot of Cyclone #Roanu, Monsoon style showers will push into S-Kerala, S-tip Tamilnadu tonight..
8:10pm, Machilipatnam RADAR shows "Heavy rain all along central-coast Andhra and City itself" ...

@chirravi2 >> 
Evening of 20th - As per latest model guidance, #Roanu would have moved away from #Vizag into Bay, But "Rain" will be there !

May 19, 2016 at 09:04AM

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01B hinting NNE movement, now nearing Machilipatnam

7:30am, Where is 01B?
Position : 15.50N, 82.14E, pressure 983mb and winds gusting to 105 kmph...
8:10am, Machilipatnam RADAR shows "01B is dangerously close to its SE at 140km" ..

"01B" will be named #Roanu in next 6hrs.
In past 12hrs, It has slightly intensified and moving North with a hint of NNE.
01B - Models continue to agree on NNE and NE movement from now on All along Odisha coast and into N Bay in 48hrs..

Heavy showers have pushed into central,N-coast Andhra and will persist with wind gusts for another 15hrs !

8:30am, as 01B slowly takes NNE track... SW monsoon style showers for Kerala coast & S-tip Tamilnadu will continue ..
#TNelection result day !
#Chennai, N,NE Tamilnadu .. 2/3 T showers will pop over city or move from WNW/NW after 11am and before 9pm.