Climate: Thunderstorms, rain forecast for TN delta districts

2020/11 12 06:11

The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, has stated that thunderstorms packing heavy rain would raid Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam districts until tomorrow (Friday) morning.

The forecast legitimate till this (Thursday) morning too had talked about about the opportunity of thunderstorms with heavy rain lashing remoted locations, largely alongside the identical group of districts, together with Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam.

Additionally learn: Climate: TN awaits spell to interrupt jinx on North-East monsoon

Intra-seasonal variations

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director-Basic, India Meteorological Division (IMD), defined to BusinessLine that the North-East monsoon might have been weak for a while however the season additionally reveals intra-seasonal variations. “We expect enhanced rainfall this week over Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, which might proceed for 5 days.”

In an replace earlier this morning, the Chennai Meteorological Centre stated the sky situation over Chennai might stay typically cloudy until 11.30 am. Mild to average thunderstorm with rain is probably going in some areas. In the meantime, climate bloggers in Chennai gave out real-time updates as follows:

Chennai blogger updates

@ChennaiRains: Rains to proceed over coastal areas of Tamil Nadu as #NEM2020 picks up tempo over the subsequent couple of days. Remoted heavy spells seemingly over inside components of Tamil Nadu later within the night time. Chennai and suburbs will get on & off spells with heavy bursts at instances.

Nellore recorded almost 9 cm of in a single day rains, with the majority taking place after 2.30 am, from a band of thunderstorms that took almost six hours to succeed in the coast after forming to the East of Chennai. Now, bands are forming additional down giving hopes for North Tamil Nadu for immediately.

@chennaiweather: ‘Reasonable to fairly heavy rain lashing many locations in Chennai as line of cloud mass forming over the Bay focusing on metropolis.’ On Wednesday, this deal with had tweeted that the wind sample is changing into beneficial for Chennai to get average to heavy rain. ‘Maintain your feelings and be affected person to see good rainfall for Chennai within the subsequent 24 hours.’

Additionally learn: Moist spell as N-E monsoon revives over Tamil Nadu

Easterly wave energetic

@Chennai_Rains: Widespread rains anticipated for subsequent two days (November 12 and13) to the North Tamil Nadu coastals…some areas in Chennai will get very heavy rains. This have to be the perfect spell for Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai areas…the delta/South Tamil Nadu will get mod showers.

@Chennai_updates: This deal with stated on Tuesday (November 10): Rains to begin from tonight for Coastal Tamil Nadu together with Chennai. As issues are immediately, anticipating average rains solely. ‘There can be a break on 13th and from 14th night onwards, rains would once more start.’

In the meantime, the IMD stated this morning that the coastward motion of the trough within the easterlies aligned alongside North Andhra Pradesh to Sri Lanka might deliver scattered to pretty widespread rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm, lightning and remoted heavy falls over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday.

Successor wave anticipated

A successor easterly wave anticipated to have an effect on the South-East Peninsula throughout this week would proceed to deliver scattered to pretty widespread rainfall, thunderstorms lightning and remoted heavy falls over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry from Saturday to Monday and over Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Sunday and Monday.

An prolonged outlook into the subsequent week (Tuesday to Thursday) signifies the opportunity of scattered to pretty widespread rainfall over Tamil Nadu, adjoining Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Remoted to scattered rainfall is forecast for Rayalaseema and the Bay Islands.

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