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  24TH  SEPTEMBER  2014  / 2ND ASVINA, 1936 (SAKA)

SUMMARY OF WEATHER

 

Week’s Rainfall

 

Excess:            Coimbatore, Dindigul, Erode, Namakkal, Salem, Tiruppur, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram districts and  Puducherry. 

Normal:          Cuddalore, Madurai, Theni, Tiruvallur and Vellore districts.

Deficient:        Chennai, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Karur, Krishnagiri, Nilgiris and Tiruchirapalli  districts.

Scanty:           Ariyalur, Kanyakumari, Nagapattinam, Perambalur, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Tiruvarur, Toothukudi,

                      Virudhunagar districts and Karaikal.

No Rain:         Pudukottai district.

 

The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in Centimetres are

 

18/09/2014:Parangipettai 2, Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), K.M.Koil (Cuddalore Dist), Gudalur Bazaar (Nilgiris Dist), Anaikaranchatram (Nagapattinam Dist) and Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist) 1 each.

 

20/09/2014: Vaniyambadi (Vellore Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Cuddalore, Perambalur, Mangalapuram (Namakkal Dist) 3 each, Alangayam (Vellore Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sathanurdam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Kollimalai arg (Namakkal Dist), Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist) 2 each, Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Melalathur (Vellore Dist), Ambur (Vellore Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), Gudalur Bazaar, Thammampatty (Salem Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Karumandurai  arg (Salem Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist) and Yelagiri arg (Vellore Dist) 1 each.

 

21/09/2014: Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist) 3, Cuddalore, Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist) and Tiruvarur 1 each.

 

22/09/2014: Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist) 12 each, Villupuram 10, Puducherry  9, Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Tiruvannamalai 8 each, Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist) 7 each, Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist) 6, Vanur (Villupuram Dist), Sholavandan (Madurai Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Virinjipuram   AWS (Vellore Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Tambaram (Kancheepuram Dist), Vellore, Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist) 5 each, Kalavai AWS (Vellore Dist), Wallajah (Vellore Dist), Vadipatti (Madurai Dist), Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Ponneri (Tiruvallur Dist), Uthiramerur (Kancheepuram Dist) 4 each, Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Cheyyar (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Chennai Minambakkam, Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Pullambadi (Tiruchirapalli Dist) 3 each, Anna University (Chennai Dist), Poonamalle arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Tiruvallur, Manapparai (Tiruchirapalli Dist) 2 each, Mahabalipuram (Kancheepuram Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Thogamalai (Karur Dist), Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Mangalapuram (Namakkal Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Chennai Nungambakkam, Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Padalur (Perambalur Dist), Natham (Dindigul Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Kolapakkam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Ariyalur, Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist), Gudiyatham (Vellore Dist), Tindivanam   nicra (Villupuram Dist), Panruti (Cuddalore Dist), Samayapuram (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Cuddalore, Yercaud (Salem Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist), Vaniyambadi (Vellore Dist), Melalathur (Vellore Dist), Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist) and Arakonam (Vellore Dist) 1 each.

 

23/09/2014: Sankaridurg (Salem Dist) 11, Kamatchipuram (Dindigul Dist), Omalur (Salem Dist), Sathyamangalam (Erode Dist), Gobichettipalayam (Erode Dist) 9 each, Rasipuram (Namakkal Dist) 8, Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist) 7, Musiri (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Kodumudi (Erode Dist), Nilakottai (Dindigul Dist), Kangeyam (Tiruppur Dist), Salem, Thalavadi (Erode Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist) 6 each, Annur (Coimbatore Dist), Pennagaram (Dharmapuri Dist), Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Erode 5 each, Andipatti (Theni Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Mettupatti (Madurai Dist) 4 each, Pechiparai (Kanyakumari Dist), Perundurai (Erode Dist), Vedasandur (Dindigul Dist), Dharmapuri pto (Dharmapuri Dist), Bhavani (Erode Dist), Bhavanisagar (Erode Dist), Kumarapalayam (Namakkal Dist), Thathiengarpet (Tiruchirapalli Dist) 3 each, Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist), Avinasi (Tiruppur Dist), Pappireddipatti (Dharmapuri Dist), Sholavandan (Madurai Dist), Kulithalai (Karur Dist), Tiruvallur, Dindigul, Hogenekal (Dharmapuri Dist), Dharamapuri, Mudukulatur (Ramanathapuram Dist), Chatrapatti (Dindigul Dist), Vadipatti (Madurai Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Thuraiyur (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Bodinaickanur (Theni Dist), Palani (Dindigul Dist), Kundha Bridge (Nilgiris Dist) 2 each, Periyakulam (Theni Dist), Aranmanaipudur (Theni Dist), Namakkal nicra (Namakkal Dist), Usilampatti (Madurai Dist), Valparai taluk office (Coimbatore Dist), Ketti (Nilgiris Dist), Uthagamandalam (Nilgiris Dist), Uttamapalayam (Theni Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Dharapuram (Tiruppur Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Peraiyur (Madurai Dist), Vazhapadi (Salem Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Tirumangalam (Madurai Dist), Anjatti (Krishnagiri Dist), Mulanur (Tiruppur Dist), Tiruvallur arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist), Coimbatore AWS (Coimbatore Dist), Uthagamandalam AWS (Nilgiris Dist) and Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist) 1 each.

 

24/09/2014: Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist) 8, Namakkal nicra (Namakkal Dist), Karumandurai  arg (Salem Dist) 7 each, Tirupuvanam (Sivaganga Dist), Mulanur (Tiruppur Dist) 6 each, Attur (Salem Dist), Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Coimbatore Airport, Rayakottah (Krishnagiri Dist), Denkanikottai (Krishnagiri Dist), Tiruppur, Coimbatore AWS (Coimbatore Dist), Salem, Anjatti (Krishnagiri Dist), Sendamangalam (Namakkal Dist), Thammampatty (Salem Dist), Barur (Krishnagiri Dist), Sulur (Coimbatore Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist) 5 each, Kadavur (Karur Dist), Vazhapadi (Salem Dist), Annur (Coimbatore Dist), Vedasandur (Dindigul Dist), Thuraiyur (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Omalur (Salem Dist), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri Dist) 4 each, Paramathivelur (Namakkal Dist), Dharapuram (Tiruppur Dist), Krishnagiri, Namakkal, Dindigul, Nilakottai (Dindigul Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Gobichettipalayam (Erode Dist), Panchapatti (Karur Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Shoolagiri (Krishnagiri Dist), Sattur (Virudhunagar Dist), Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dist), Mangalapuram (Namakkal Dist), Andipatti (Theni Dist) 3 each, Dharamapuri, Rasipuram (Namakkal Dist), Karur Paramathi (Karur Dist), Manapparai (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Sivakasi (Virudhunagar Dist), Pennagaram (Dharmapuri Dist), Aranmanaipudur (Theni Dist), Pappireddipatti (Dharmapuri Dist), Kodumudi (Erode Dist), Coimbatore south (Coimbatore Dist), Mettupatti (Madurai Dist), Thiruchuzhi (Virudhunagar Dist), Marandahalli (Dharmapuri Dist), Yelagiri arg (Vellore Dist) 2 each, Hogenekal (Dharmapuri Dist), Chatrapatti (Dindigul Dist), Avinasi (Tiruppur Dist), Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Kovilpatti (Toothukudi Dist), Thogamalai (Karur Dist), Pechiparai (Kanyakumari Dist), Erode, Thalavadi (Erode Dist), Thali (Krishnagiri Dist), Tiruchengode (Namakkal Dist), Uttamapalayam (Theni Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), Usilampatti (Madurai Dist), Perundurai (Erode Dist), Karur, Udumalpet (Tiruppur Dist), Kovilpatti    AWS (Toothukudi Dist), Thathiengarpet (Tiruchirapalli Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), Palacode (Dharmapuri Dist), Pollachi (Coimbatore Dist), Kamatchipuram (Dindigul Dist), Aravakurichi (Karur Dist), Vadipatti (Madurai Dist), Uthagamandalam (Nilgiris Dist), Dharmapuri pto (Dharmapuri Dist), Palani (Dindigul Dist), Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist), Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Sankaridurg (Salem Dist), Periyar (Theni Dist), Alangayam (Vellore Dist), Srivilliputhur (Virudhunagar Dist) and Rajapalayam (Virudhunagar Dist) 1 each.

 

Season’s Rainfall for the period from 01.06.2014 to 24.09.2014 

 

Excess:            Chennai, Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Theni, Tiruppur districts and Puducherry.

Normal:          Cuddalore, Dindigul, Erode, Kancheepuram, Kanyakumari,  Nagapattinam,  Perambalur, Salem, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur,

                      Vellore,  Villupuram  districts and Karaikal.

Deficient:        Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Namakkal, Pudukkotai, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Toothukudi,  Tiruchirapalli  

                       and Virudhunagar districts.       

Scanty:           Ramanathapuram district.

 

Chief Synoptic Features and its associated weather

 

Under the influence of an upper air cyclonic circulation over Northwest Bay off North Coastal Andhra Pradesh-South Odisha coast, a low pressure area formed over Northwest Bay and neighbourhood with associated upper air cyclonic circulation extending upto 7.6 Kilometres above sea level tilting southwestwards with height on 18th and was located over Westcentral and adjoining Northwest Bay off Coastal Andhra Pradesh – Odisha coast on 19th. It became a well marked low with associated upper air cyclonic circulation extending upto mid trophospheric level on 20th over Northwest and adjoining West Central Bay off Coastal areas of Gangetic West Bengal -  Odisha – North Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Associated upper air cyclonic circulation was seen upto 5.8 Kilometres above sea level and moved over land on 21st.

 

An upper air cyclonic circulation over Lakshadweep area and adjoining Comorin area extended between 3.1 and 4.5 Kilometres above sea level on 23rd and 24th .

 

Rainfall: Rainfall occurred at a few places over the state from 22nd to 24th and at isolated places on remaining days of the week.

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Meteorological Centre,                                                                  Dr. S. R. RAMANAN

6, College Road, Chennai-6.                                                            SCIENTIST ‘E’ / DIRECTOR

Date: 25.09.2014                                                       for Deputy Director General of Meteorology 

 

 

 

RAINFALL STATEMENT

 

 

Rainfall for the week ending

24th September 2014

Seasonal rainfall for the period from 01.06.2014  to 24.09.2014

Districts

Actual

(mm)

Normal (mm)

Departure (%)

Actual

(mm)

Normal

(mm)

Departure (%)

Ariyalur

12.3

33.3

-63

206.8

362.1

-43

Chennai

17.9

24.2

-26

522.2

406.2

29

Coimbatore

47.7

20.5

133

692.8

170.8

306

Cuddalore

30.7

33.4

-8

323.0

351.3

-8

Dharmapuri

37.2

48.0

-23

238.6

359.0

-34

Dindigul

55.9

33.8

65

245.7

265.5

-7

Erode

67.3

29.7

126

228.8

204.5

12

Kanchipuram

16.7

32.9

-49

424.2

450.6

-6

Kanyakumari

5.6

24.8

-78

390.7

444.9

-12

Karaikal

1.2

36.4

-97

251.9

277.3

-9

Karur

21.8

28.8

-24

114.5

189.8

-40

Krishnagiri

37.7

53.7

-30

234.3

357.4

-34

Madurai

27.9

30.7

-9

194.5

305.3

-36

Nagapattinam

3.7

22.7

-84

216.1

262.5

-18

Namakkal

50.8

34.2

48

200.5

309.9

-35

Nilgiris

25.8

40.0

-35

884.7

726.5

22

Perambalur

17.0

42.5

-60

260.1

266.9

-3

Pudukottai

0.0

29.5

-100

221.9

321.5

-31

Ramanathapuram

1.5

16.0

-90

49.4

133.2

-63

Salem

81.2

45.8

77

329.3

407.1

-19

Sivaganga

8.7

23.5

-63

218.3

276.6

-21

Thanjavur

1.6

28.8

-94

203.3

291.5

-30

Theni

24.3

22.1

10

281.6

138.0

104

Tirunelveli

3.7

9.6

-62

88.9

127.9

-31

Tiruppur

47.2

21.3

122

171.0

134.2

27

Tiruvallur

28.7

29.5

-3

418.2

414.8

1

Tiruvannamalai

64.3

40.8

58

425.6

433.2

-2

Tiruvarur

1.4

26.4

-95

239.5

269.5

-11

Toothukudi

2.8

9.4

-71

34.5

64.8

-47

Tiruchirapalli

20.7

34.4

-40

120.3

266.2

-55

Vellore

34.8

42.5

-18

375.8

429.6

-13

Villupuram

55.7

36.6

52

408.6

376.9

8

Virudhunagar

9.2

22.7

-60

124.1

172.5

-28

Puducherry

89.0

27.1

228

475.0

358.6

32

Tamilnadu

31.2

30.8

1

272.7

293.3

-7

Tamilnadu and

Puducherry

31.2

30.8

2

273.2

293.5

-7

 

 

            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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