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  20TH  AUGUST  2014  / 29TH   SHRAVANA, 1936 (SAKA)

SUMMARY OF WEATHER

 

Week’s rainfall

Excess:         Ariyalur, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Perambalur, Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Theni, Tiruppur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, Toothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Villupuram, Virudhunagar districts, Karaikal and Puducherry.

Normal:          Nilgiris and Tirunelveli district.

Deficient:        Vellore district.

Scanty:           Chennai,  Kancheepuram, Kanyakumari and  Tiruvallur districts.

 

 The Chief amounts of rainfall recorded in centimeters are:

14/08/2014:Cuddalore 2, Vilupuram,  Gudalur Bazar (Nilgiris Dist), Devala (Nilgiris Dist) 1 each.

 15/08/2014: Chettikulam (Perambalur Dist) 7, Tiruvarur 6, Viralimalai (Pudukkottai Dist), Kodavasal (Tiruvarur Dist), Tirupuvanam (Sivaganga Dist), Kalavai AWS (Vellore Dist) 4 each, Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri Dist) 3 each, Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Coimbatore AWS (Coimbatore Dist), Vallam (Thanjavur Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist), Thuvakudi IMTI (Trichy Dist), Sattur (Virudhunagar Dist), K.m.koil (Cuddalore Dist), Uthiramerur (Kancheepuram Dist), Valangaiman (Tiruvarur Dist), Vilupuram, Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Chidambaram AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Orthanad (Thanjavur Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist), Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist) 2 each, Wallajah (Vellore Dist), Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Pappireddipatti (Dharmapuri Dist), Thogamalai (Karur Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Sholavandan (Madurai Dist), Illuppur (Pudukkottai Dist), Tiruvannamalai (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Thanjavur, Barur (Krishnagiri Dist), Tindivanam   nicra (Villupuram Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruttani (Tiruvallur Dist), Needamangalam (Tiruvarur Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist), K.paramathi (Karur Dist), Sankaridurg (Salem Dist), Keeranur (Pudukkottai Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Vaniaymbadi (Vellore Dist), Virudhunagar, Vazhapadi (Salem Dist) 1 each.

 16/08/2014: Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist) 13, Karaikudi (Sivaganga Dist) 10, Ariyalur, Valangaiman (Tiruvarur Dist) 9 each, Virudhunagar, Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist) 7 each, Thiruvidaimaruthur (Thanjavur Dist), Alangayam (Vellore Dist), Thanjavur, Attur (Salem Dist), Thammampatty (Salem Dist) 6 each, Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist), Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Ambur (Vellore Dist), Nagapattinam 5 each, Tiruvannamalai, Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist), Vallam (Thanjavur Dist), Ramanathapuram, Pandavaiyar head (Tiruvarur Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist) 4 each, Pudukottai, Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Needamangalam (Tiruvarur Dist), Tirupathur (Sivaganga Dist), Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), Pondicherry, Pappireddipatti (Dharmapuri Dist), Jayamkondam (Ariyalur Dist), Madurai south (Madurai Dist), Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Madukkur (Thanjavur Dist), Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Vilupuram 3 each, Manamadurai (Sivaganga Dist), Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist), Anaikaranchatram(KolliDam (Nagapattinam Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Tirukattupalli (Thanjavur Dist), Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Arakonam (Vellore Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Vaniaymbadi (Vellore Dist), Chidambaram AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Mannargudi (Tiruvarur Dist), Kodavasal (Tiruvarur Dist), Chidambaram (Cuddalore Dist), Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Ponneri (Tiruvallur Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Samayapuram (Trichy Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist) 2 each, Melalathur (Vellore Dist), Vellore (Vellore Dist), Padalur (Perambalur Dist), Tiruvaiyaru (Thanjavur Dist), Tiruttani (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruvarur (Tiruvarur Dist), Karumandurai  arg (Salem Dist), Upper anaicut (Trichy Dist), Tiruvallur (Tiruvallur Dist), Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist), K.m.koil (Cuddalore Dist), Chettikulam (Perambalur Dist), Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Satankulam (Toothukudi Dist), Tirupattur (Vellore Dist), Tiruvallur arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Vazhapadi (Salem Dist), Nannilam (Tiruvarur Dist), Vanur (Villupuram Dist), Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Cuddalore 1 each.

 17/08/2014: Karaikudi (Sivaganga Dist) 11, Vallam (Thanjavur Dist) 10, Cuddalore 9, Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist) 8, Thanjavur, Illuppur (Pudukkottai Dist) 7 each, Gandarvakottai (Pudukkottai Dist), Madukkur (Thanjavur Dist), Devakottai (Sivaganga Dist), Perungalur (Pudukkottai Dist), Arantangi (Pudukkottai Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Tiruvadanai (Ramanathapuram Dist) 6 each, Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), K.m.koil (Cuddalore Dist), Pudukottai, Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Alangudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist), Peraiyur (Madurai Dist), Peravurani (Thanjavur Dist), Karambakudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Tondi (Ramanathapuram Dist), Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Muthupet (Tiruvarur Dist), Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist), Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist) 5 each, Manamelkudi (Pudukkottai Dist), JayamkonDam (Ariyalur Dist), Perambalur, Nilakottai (Dindigul Dist), Pullambadi (Trichy Dist), Valangaiman (Tiruvarur Dist), Virudhunagar, Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist) 4 each, Thiruvidaimaruthur (Thanjavur Dist), Pattukottai (Thanjavur Dist), Madurai Airport (Madurai Dist), Watrap (Virudhunagar Dist), Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Adirampatnam (Thanjavur Dist), Tiruvarur, Chettikulam (Perambalur Dist), Bodinaickanur (Theni Dist) 3 each, Chidambaram (Cuddalore Dist), Chidambaram AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Sholavandan (Madurai Dist), Kodumudi (Erode Dist), Kodavasal (Tiruvarur Dist), Padalur (Perambalur Dist), Vedaranyam (Nagapattinam Dist), Anaikaranchatram(KolliDam (Nagapattinam Dist), Tiruvaiyaru (Thanjavur Dist), Keeranur (Pudukkottai Dist), Marungapuri (Trichy Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Trangambadi(or)tranqueb (Nagapattinam Dist), Karaikal,  Thirumanur (Ariyalur Dist), Orthanad (Thanjavur Dist), Nannilam (Tiruvarur Dist), Tirupathur (Sivaganga Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Attur (Salem Dist), Tirukattupalli (Thanjavur Dist), Pandavaiyar head (Tiruvarur Dist) 2 each, Panchapatti (Karur Dist), Tirumangalam (Madurai Dist), Chittampatti (Madurai Dist), Tiruvannamalai,  Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Madurai south, Karumandurai  arg (Salem Dist), K.paramathi (Karur Dist), Ketti (Nilgiris Dist), Paramakudi (Ramanathapuram Dist), Panruti (Cuddalore Dist), Vazhapadi (Salem Dist), Needamangalam (Tiruvarur Dist), Periyakulam AWS (Theni Dist), Manapparai (Trichy Dist), Thiruchuzhi (Virudhunagar Dist), Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Ariyalur,  Mannargudi (Tiruvarur Dist) 1 each.

 18/08/2014: Sivakasi (Virudhunagar Dist) 8, Thammampatty (Salem Dist) 6, Pennagaram (Dharmapuri Dist) 5, Hogenekal (Dharmapuri Dist), Karur, Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Paramathivelur (Namakkal Dist) 4 each, Tiruvannamalai, Vedaranyam (Nagapattinam Dist), Panchapatti (Karur Dist), Avinasi (Tiruppur Dist), Tirupathur (Sivaganga Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Mangalapuram (Namakkal Dist), Shoolagiri (Krishnagiri Dist) 3 each, Nilakottai (Dindigul Dist), Namakkal, Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Dharmapuri pto (Dharmapuri Dist), Chettikulam (Perambalur Dist), Attur (Salem Dist), Cuddalore,  Melur (Madurai Dist), Dharamapuri, Mayanur (Karur Dist), Tiruchengode (Namakkal Dist), Thalavadi (Erode Dist), Salem  2 each, Annur (Coimbatore Dist), Puducherry, Perundurai (Erode Dist), Aruppukottai (Virudhunagar Dist), Madurai south , Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Denkanikottai (Krishnagiri Dist), Pappireddipatti (Dharmapuri Dist), Hosur (Krishnagiri Dist), Sankaridurg (Salem Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sulur (Coimbatore Dist), Rasipuram (Namakkal Dist), Kodumudi (Erode Dist), Vilupuram, Vazhapadi (Salem Dist) 1 each.

 

19/08/2014: Mulanur (Tiruppur Dist) 15, Trichy town 12, Tirupathur (Sivaganga Dist) 11, Vadipatti (Madurai Dist), Sathyamangalam (Erode Dist) 10 each, Virudhunagar, Vedasandur (Dindigul Dist), Marandahalli (Dharmapuri Dist), Palacode (Dharmapuri Dist) 9 each, Bhavanisagar (Erode Dist), Padalur (Perambalur Dist), Udumalpet (Tiruppur Dist), Kamatchipuram (Dindigul Dist), Tiruchirappalli AP  8 each, Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Grand anaicut (Thanjavur Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Mayanur (Karur Dist), Chatrapatti (odanchatra (Dindigul Dist) 7 each, Tirupuvanam (Sivaganga Dist), Kangeyam (Tiruppur Dist), Upper anaicut (Trichy Dist), Natham (Dindigul Dist) 6 each, Valparai taluk office (Coimbatore Dist), Aranmanaipudur (Theni Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Barur (Krishnagiri Dist), Perambalur, Samayapuram (Trichy Dist), Perungalur (Pudukkottai Dist), Sankaridurg (Salem Dist), Madurai Airport 5 each, Sholavandan (Madurai Dist), Uttamapalayam (Theni Dist), Periyakulam (Theni Dist), Karur, Ketti (Nilgiris Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), Krishnagiri, K bridge (Nilgiris Dist), Tirukattupalli (Thanjavur Dist), Rayakottah (Krishnagiri Dist), Periyar (Theni Dist), Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist) 4 each, Dindigul (Dindigul Dist), Pullambadi (Trichy Dist), Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Kadavur (Karur Dist), Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Kumarapalayam (Namakkal Dist), Uthagamandalam AWS (Nilgiris Dist), Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Uthagamandalam (Nilgiris Dist), Avinasi (Tiruppur Dist), Pollachi (Coimbatore Dist), Chettikulam (Perambalur Dist), Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist), Denkanikottai (Krishnagiri Dist), Periyakulam AWS (Theni Dist), Tiruppur, Usilampatti (Madurai Dist), Sendamangalam (Namakkal Dist), Karumandurai  arg (Salem Dist), Andipatti (Theni Dist), Tiruvannamalai, Keeranur (Pudukkottai Dist), Ambur (Vellore Dist), Dharapuram (Tiruppur Dist) 3 each, Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Nilakottai (Dindigul Dist), Marungapuri (Trichy Dist), Lalgudi (Trichy Dist), Thali (Krishnagiri Dist), Rasipuram (Namakkal Dist), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri Dist), Panchapatti (Karur Dist), Pattukottai (Thanjavur Dist), Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist), Thuraiyur (Trichy Dist), Gudalur (Theni Dist), Thogamalai (Karur Dist), Paiyur AWS (Krishnagiri Dist), Illuppur (Pudukkottai Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist), Namakkal, Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist), Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist) 2 each, Madukkur (Thanjavur Dist), Viralimalai (Pudukkottai Dist), Palani (Dindigul Dist), Sattur (Virudhunagar Dist), Bhavani (Erode Dist), Needamangalam (Tiruvarur Dist), Melur (Madurai Dist), Aravakurichi (Karur Dist), Mettupatti (Madurai Dist), Bodinayakanur arg (Theni Dist), Thuvakudi IMTI (Trichy Dist), K.paramathi (Karur Dist), Chittampatti (Madurai Dist), Tirumangalam (Madurai Dist), Madurai south, Bodinaickanur (Theni Dist), Musiri (Trichy Dist), Kodumudi (Erode Dist), Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Gobichettipalayam (Erode Dist), Erode, Pandavaiyar head (Tiruvarur Dist), Sulur (Coimbatore Dist), Manapparai (Trichy Dist), Annur (Coimbatore Dist), Tiruchengode (Namakkal Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Gandarvakottai (Pudukkottai Dist), Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist) 1 each.

 20/08/2014: Mayanur (Karur Dist) 7, Kovilpatti    AWS (Toothukudi Dist) 6, Kovilpatti (Toothukudi Dist) 4, Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Palani (Dindigul Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Rajapalayam (Virudhunagar Dist) 3 each, Tiruvarur, Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist), Valparai taluk office (Coimbatore Dist) 2 each, Ayikudi (Tirunelveli Dist), Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist), Pechiparai (Kanyakumari Dist), Thalavadi (Erode Dist), Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Sivaganga (Sivaganga Dist), Periyakulam (Theni Dist), Kalugumalai (Toothukudi Dist), Sulur (Coimbatore Dist), Gudalur Bazar (Nilgiris Dist), Maniyachi (Toothukudi Dist), Periyar (Theni Dist) 1 each.

 Season’s rainfall for the period from 01.06.2014 to 20.08.2014: 

 Excess:            Cuddalore, Coimbatore, Erode, Theni, Tiruppur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Perambalur, Villupuram  districts,  Karaikal and Puducherry.

Normal:          Ariyalur, Chennai, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Kancheepuram, Karur, Krishnagiri, Nilgiris, Pudukkotai, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Toothukudi, Vellore and Virudhunagar districts.

Deficient:        Madurai, Nammakal, Ramanathapuram and Tiruchirapalli districts.  

Scanty:           Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts.

 

Chief synoptic features and its associated weather:          

 

            A trough on sea level chart was extending from Northwest bay to Southwest bay across Westcentral bay on 14th and 15th. Another trough on sea level chart was seen from Telangana to South Tamil Nadu across South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and North Interior Tamil Nadu on 17th.

 

            An upper air cyclonic circulation was seen over Westcentral bay off North Tamil Nadu coast and extended between 3.1 and 7.6 Kilometres above sea level on 18th. An upper air trough was seen from Telangana to South Tamil Nadu with an embedded cyclonic circulation over South Interior Tamil Nadu and neighbourhood and extended upto 1.5 Kilometres above sea level on 19th. An East-West shear line was seen roughly along Latitude 10° North across South Peninsula and was extending between 3.1 and 5.8 Kilometres above sea level on 19th and 20th.

 

Rainfall:  Rainfall occurred at a  few places over the state from 15th to 19th and at isolated places on remaining days during the week.

 

 

 

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

College Road, Chennai 6.                                                                                                 SCIENTIST ‘E’

Date: 21.08.2014                                                                          for Deputy Director General of Meteorology 

 

 

                 RAINFALL STATEMENT

 

Rainfall for the week ending 

20th  August 2014

Seasonal rainfall for the period from 01.06.2014  to 20.08.2014

Districts

Actual

(mm)

Normal

(mm)

Departure (%)

Actual

(mm)

Normal

(mm)

Departure (%)

Ariyalur

58.6

23.9

145

169.9

189.8

-11

Chennai

1.3

37

-96

306.9

264.7

16

Coimbatore

36.8

9.1

304

510.7

104.1

391

Cuddalore

80.8

24.9

224

232

193.8

20

Dharmapuri

57.4

22.1

160

182.9

184.7

-1

Dindigul

75.1

15.9

373

149.1

136.9

9

Erode

44.3

11.8

275

117

96.2

22

Kancheepuram

3.2

41.1

-92

280.1

277.8

1

Kanyakumari

3.1

20.9

-85

137.1

353.3

-61

Karaikal

21.1

16.7

26

185.8

154.2

20

Karur

53.6

10.9

391

80.2

80

0

Krishnagiri

35.9

23.1

56

175.9

187.5

-6

Madurai

55.9

20.5

173

130.8

164.2

-20

Nagapattinam

53.6

18

198

176.5

147.3

20

Namakkal

29.4

20.4

44

121.7

169.8

-28

Nilgiris

40.8

46.6

-12

630.7

558.9

13

Perambalur

127.7

18.6

586

226.1

119.7

89

Pudukottai

78.9

23.2

240

163.1

181.7

-10

Ramanathapuram

13.5

9.3

46

30.2

69.9

-57

Salem

54.8

25.8

112

187.4

229

-18

Sivaganga

87.8

16.3

438

167.3

165.1

1

Thanjavur

82.6

20.1

311

156.1

158.7

-2

Theni

41.1

8.9

361

188.9

76.3

148

Tirunelveli

6

7.1

-16

30.6

95.8

-68

Tiruppur

68

7.2

844

89.1

67.1

33

Tiruvallur

11

32.7

-66

255.9

261.5

-2

Tiruvannamalai

52.9

32

65

278.4

241

16

Tiruvarur

66.4

20

232

196.8

150.1

31

Toothukudi

12.7

3.2

297

25.1

30.7

-18

Tiruchirapalli

50.7

14.6

247

82.7

120.8

-32

Vellore

25.5

32.3

-21

243.4

252

-3

Villupuram

73.4

28.4

158

283.6

202.5

40

Virudhunagar

43.4

11.2

287

82.7

86.5

-4

Puducherry

45.9

30.5

50

286.4

210

36

Tamilnadu

47.9

19.8

142

182.2

166.1

10

Tamilnadu and

Puducherry

47.9

19.8

142

182.4

166.2

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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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