GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

BHARAT MAUSAM VIGYAN VIBHAG

INDIA METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

REGIONAL METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE, CHENNAI-600 006

WEEKLY WEATHER REPORT FOR TAMILNADU AND PUDUCHERRY FOR

THE WEEK ENDING  13TH  AUGUST  2014  / 22ND  SHRAVANA, 1936 (SAKA)

SUMMARY OF WEATHER

Week’s rainfall

Excess:        Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Kancheepuram, Kanyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagapattinam,  Nilgiris, Perambalur, Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Theni, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram districts and  Puducherry. 

Normal:       Ariyalur, Namakkal, Salem and Toothukudi districts.

Deficient:    Erode,  Thanjavur, Virudhunagar districts and Karaikal.

Scanty:        Tiruvarur and Tiruchirapalli districts.

No Rain:      Karur and  Tirunelveli  districts.

 

The Chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimeters are:

07/08/2014: Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist) 6, Valparai taluk office (Coimbatore Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Tambaram (Kancheepuram Dist) 3 each, Cholavaram (Tiruvallur Dist), Satyabama uty arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Gudalur Bazaar (Nilgiris Dist) 2 each, Devala (Nilgiris Dist), Red hills (Tiruvallur Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruvallur arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruvallur, Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Chennai Nungambakkam, Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist) and Kvk kattukuppam arg (Kancheepuram Dist) 1 each.

 

08/08/2014: Valparai pto 2, Chinnakalar and Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist) 1 each.

 

09/08/2014: Rasipuram (Namakkal Dist), Thali (Krishnagiri Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist) 7 each, Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist) 6, Chinnakalar, Tambaram, Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), R.S.Mangalam (Ramanathapuram Dist), Cheyyur (Kancheepuram Dist), Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Poonamalle arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist) 5 each, Pudukkottai Dist, Devakottai (Sivaganga Dist), Kuzhithurai (Kanyakumari Dist), Maduranthagam (Kancheepuram Dist), Thuckalay (Kanyakumari Dist), Kancheepuram, Puducherry 4 each, Periyar (Theni Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Karumandurai  arg (Salem Dist), Chennai Minambakkam, Sivaganga, Vilathikulam (Toothukudi Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Uthiramerur (Kancheepuram Dist), Valparai pto, Pechiparai (Kanyakumari Dist), Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Taramani arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Kolapakkam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist), R.k.pet (Tiruvallur Dist), Kamudhi (Ramanathapuram Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Villupuram, Chennai Nungambakkam, Red hills (Tiruvallur Dist) 3 each, Anna University (Chennai Dist), Thiruthuraipoondi (Tiruvarur Dist), Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Tiruvadanai (Ramanathapuram Dist), Nagercoil (Kanyakumari Dist), Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Satyabama uty arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), Devala (Nilgiris Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist), Ariyalur, Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruvallur, Tiruvallur arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist), Valparai taluk office, Gudalur Bazaar, Vazhapadi (Salem Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Illuppur (Pudukkottai Dist), Mahabalipuram (Kancheepuram Dist), Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Omalur (Salem Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist) 2 each, Keeranur (Pudukkottai Dist), Tiruttani (Tiruvallur Dist), Cholavaram (Tiruvallur Dist), Colachel (Kanyakumari Dist), Thiruchuzhi (Virudhunagar Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Ponneri (Tiruvallur Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri Dist), Wallajah (Vellore Dist), Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Hvf avadi arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Mettupatti (Madurai Dist), Virinjipuram   AWS (Vellore Dist), Cheyyar (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Kalavai AWS (Vellore Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Dindigul, Melalathur (Vellore Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram Dist), Sendamangalam (Namakkal Dist), Namakkal, Manamadurai (Sivaganga Dist), Uttamapalayam (Theni Dist), Arakonam (Vellore Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist), Denkanikottai (Krishnagiri Dist), Vellore, Gobichettipalayam (Erode Dist), Kundha Bridge (Nilgiris Dist), Manamelkudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Alangudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Vanur (Villupuram Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), Eraniel (Kanyakumari Dist), Salem, Gudiyatham (Vellore Dist) and Cuddalore 1 each.

 

10/08/2014: Mettupatti (Madurai Dist) 8, Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist) 6 each, Uthiramerur 5, Chinnakalar, Yercaud (Salem Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Illuppur, Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Valparai pto, Virinjipuram   AWS (Vellore Dist), Arakonam (Vellore Dist) 4 each, Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Alangayam (Vellore Dist), Chidambaram AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Madurai south (Madurai Dist), Padalur (Perambalur Dist), Tirupathur (Sivaganga Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Madurai Airport, Melalathur (Vellore Dist), Melur (Madurai Dist), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri Dist), Perambalur, R.K.Pet (Tiruvallur Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist) 3 each, Ambur (Vellore Dist), Villupuram, Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Cheyyar (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), Cheyyur (Kancheepuram Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Pudukkottai, Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Attur (Salem Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Samayapuram (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Vellore, Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Gudiyatham (Vellore Dist), Devala, Tirumangalam (Madurai Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist) 2 each, Tiruvannamalai, Panruti (Cuddalore Dist), Periyakulam (Theni Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Chengalpattu (Kancheepuram Dist), Karaikudi (Sivaganga Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Wallajah (Vellore Dist), Tirupuvanam (Sivaganga Dist), Valparai taluk office, Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Sivaganga, Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist), Vaniyambadi (Vellore Dist), Tambaram, Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist), Cuddalore, Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Ariyalur, Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Tirukattupalli (Thanjavur Dist) and Tiruttani  1 each.

 

11/08/2014: Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Tiruvannamalai, Uthiramerur 4 each, Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), Devala, Tiruttani, Wallajah, Kvk kattukuppam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Kancheepuram, Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Sendamangalam, Tindivanam   nicra (Villupuram Dist) 3 each, Tiruvaiyaru (Thanjavur Dist), Cheyyar (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist), Polur, Namakkal, Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Tambaram, Gudalur Bazaar, Arakonam, Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist) 2 each, Cheyyur (Kancheepuram Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Thuvakudi IMTI (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Anna University (Chennai Dist), Chengalpattu, R.K.Pet, Illuppur, Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist), Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Maduranthagam, Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Viralimalai (Pudukkottai Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Valparai taluk office, Kelambakkam, Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist) and Chennai Minambakkam 1 each.

 

12/08/2014: Chinnakalar 10, Polur 9, Devala, Avinasi (Tiruppur Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist) 7 each, Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Kvk kattukuppam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Valparai taluk office, Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist) 6 each, Valparai pto, Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Uthagamandalam, Kamudhi (Ramanathapuram Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Anaikaranchatram (Nagapattinam Dist) 5 each, Tambaram, Chidambaram AWS, Virinjipuram   AWS (Vellore Dist), Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist) 4 each, Anna University (Chennai Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Hogenekal (Dharmapuri Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist), Perungalur (Pudukkottai Dist), Dindigul, Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist), Pudukkottai, Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Ponneri, Paramakudi (Ramanathapuram Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Ketti (Nilgiris Dist), Uthiramerur, Colachel (Kanyakumari Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Manamadurai (Sivaganga Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Gudiyatham (Vellore Dist), Kamatchipuram (Dindigul Dist), Satyabama uty arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Gandarvakottai (Pudukkottai Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Kuzhithurai (Kanyakumari Dist), Chidambaram (Cuddalore Dist), Red hills (Tiruvallur Dist), Valangaiman (Tiruvarur Dist) 3 each, Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Alangayam (Vellore Dist), Maduranthagam (Kancheepuram Dist), Alangudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Vellore, Chennai Minambakkam, Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Sivakasi (Virudhunagar Dist), Arani, Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Sivaganga, Chennai Nungambakkam, Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist), Thiruvidaimaruthur (Thanjavur Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Wallajah (Vellore Dist), Taramani arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist), Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Kolapakkam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Sholavandan (Madurai Dist), Tarangambadi (Nagapattinam Dist), Tiruvallur arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist), Cheyyar (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Jayamkondam (Ariyalur Dist), Gudalur Bazaar, Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruvallur 2 each, Thuckalay (Kanyakumari Dist), Pechiparai (Kanyakumari Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), Manapparai (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Kundha Bridge, Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Natham (Dindigul Dist), Bhoothapandy (Kanyakumari Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Eraniel (Kanyakumari Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Barur (Krishnagiri Dist), Vadipatti (Madurai Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Pattukottai (Thanjavur Dist), Arakonam (Vellore Dist), Palacode (Dharmapuri Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Madurai south (Madurai Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist), Melalathur (Vellore Dist), Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist), Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist), Kalavai AWS (Vellore Dist) and Virudhunagar 1 each.

 

13/08/2014: Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist) 5 each, Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist) 4, Thali (Krishnagiri Dist), Cheyyur (Kancheepuram Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Maduranthagam (Kancheepuram Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist) 3 each, Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist), Uthiramerur, Cheyyar, Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Pallipattu, Kancheepuram, Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), Chinnakalar, Tambaram, Tindivanam   nicra (Villupuram Dist) 2 each, Kelambakkam, Chengalpattu, Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Rasipuram (Namakkal Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Poonamalle arg (Tiruvallur Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist), Anna University (Chennai Dist), Denkanikottai (Krishnagiri Dist), Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Tarangambadi (Nagapattinam Dist), Devala, Mahabalipuram (Kancheepuram Dist) and Jayamkondam (Ariyalur Dist) 1 each. 

Season’s rainfall for the period from 01.06.2014 to 13.08.2014: 

Excess:            Chennai, Coimbatore, Theni, Villupuram  districts, Karaikal and Puducherry.

Normal:          Cuddalore, Erode, Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam,  Nilgiris,    Perambalur, Tiruvallur,  Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur and Vellore districts. 

Deficient:        Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Madurai, Namakkal, Pudukkottai, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Toothukudi and Virudhunagar districts.

Scanty:            Kanyakumari, Karur, Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli,  Tiruppur and Tiruchirapalli  districts.

 

Chief synoptic features and its associated weather:             

 

            Southwest Monsoon was active over the state on 9th .

 

            An upper air cyclonic circulation was seen over Northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood and extended between 5.8 and 7.6 Kilometres above sea level on 7th  and it was seen upto 7.6 Kilometres above sea level tilting southwestwards with height on 8th and 9th. An East-West shear line was seen roughly along Latitude 12°North across south peninsula between 5.8 and 7.6 Kilometres above sea level on 10th  and 11th .

 

Rainfall:  Rainfall occurred at many places over the State on 9th, at a few places on  10th , 12th and at isolated places on remaining days during the week.

 

 

 

 

Regional Meteorological Centre,                                                                             (Dr. S.R.RAMANAN) 

College Road, Chennai-6.                                                                                                SCIENTIST ‘E’

Date: 14.08.2014                                                                for Deputy Director General of Meteorology

 

 

                                                          RAINFALL STATEMENT

 

 

 

Rainfall for the week ending 

13th  August 2014

Seasonal rainfall for the period from 01.06.2014  to 13.08.2014

Districts

Actual

(mm)

Normal

(mm)

Departure (%)

Actual

(mm)

Normal

(mm)

Departure (%)

Ariyalur

21.8

25.1

-13

111.3

165.9

-33

Chennai

78.8

30.3

160

305.6

227.7

34

Coimbatore

36.3

8.0

353

473.9

95.0

399

Cuddalore

54.6

28.1

94

151.2

168.9

-10

Dharmapuri

21.2

17.1

24

125.5

162.6

-23

Dindigul

25.4

12.2

108

73.9

121.0

-39

Erode

5.3

10.2

-48

72.7

84.4

-14

Kancheepuram

103.0

36.2

185

276.9

236.7

17

Kanyakumari

31.6

17.9

77

134.0

332.4

-60

Karaikal

5.6

12.1

-54

164.7

137.5

20

Karur

0.0

9.4

-100

26.6

69.1

-61

Krishnagiri

21.9

17.3

27

139.9

164.4

-15

Madurai

23.6

16.5

43

74.9

143.7

-48

Nagapattinam

34.8

19.6

78

122.9

129.3

-5

Namakkal

19.3

23.0

-16

92.3

149.4

-38

Nilgiris

62.1

42.5

46

589.9

512.3

15

Perambalur

27.3

12.9

112

98.4

101.1

-3

Pudukottai

30.4

22.1

38

84.2

158.5

-47

Ramanathapuram

15.2

8.9

71

16.7

60.6

-72

Salem

25.5

24.9

2

132.6

203.2

-35

Sivaganga

33.2

19.1

74

79.5

148.8

-47

Thanjavur

13.0

20.4

-36

73.5

138.6

-47

Theni

10.5

6.5

62

147.9

67.4

119

Tirunelveli

0.0

5.5

-100

24.7

88.7

-72

Tiruppur

12.0

6.3

90

21.1

59.9

-65

Tiruvallur

63.0

28.3

123

244.9

228.8

7

Tiruvannamalai

88.0

28.2

212

225.5

209.0

8

Tiruvarur

6.7

20.0

-67

130.4

130.1

0

Toothukudi

2.6

2.6

-1

12.4

27.5

-55

Tiruchirapalli

5.1

12.9

-60

32.0

106.2

-70

Vellore

52.1

26.5

97

217.8

219.7

-1

Villupuram

70.6

23.0

207

210.2

174.1

21

Virudhunagar

6.0

11.4

-48

39.3

75.3

-48

Puducherry

52.9

28.8

84

240.5

179.5

34

Tamilnadu

31.1

17.7

76

134.2

146.3

-8

Tamilnadu and

Puducherry

31.1

17.7

76

134.5

146.4

-8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excess: 20% or more,  Normal:   +19% to –19% , Deficient: -20% to –59%

Scanty: -60% to  -99%  and  No Rain:  -100 %  In calculation of excess, deficits

and their  percentage rainfall figures are taken to  0.1  mm.          

   (*) Rainfall less than 0.1 mm.

 

 

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