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  17TH DECEMBER  2014  /  26TH AGRAHAYANA, 1936 (SAKA)

SUMMARY OF WEATHER

 

Week’s Rainfall:

 

Excess:                Ariyalur, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, Nilgiris,  Pudukkottai,

                            Salem,  Thanjavur, Theni,  Tirunelveli, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai,   Toothukudi, Vellore and Villupuram districts.

Normal:                Chennai, Kanyakumari, Nagapattinam, Perambalur, Sivaganga, Tiruchirapalli and Virudhunagar  districts.

Deficient:             Tiruvarur district and Puducherry. 

Scanty:                 Karur, Madurai and Ramanathapuram districts and Karaikal.

 

The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in Centimetres are:

11/12/2014:Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist) 16, Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist) 10, Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist) 9, Avinasi (Tiruppur Dist) 7, Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist), Palayamkottai (Tirunelveli Dist), Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dist), Ponneri (Tiruvallur Dist) 6 each, Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Ayikudi (Tirunelveli Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist), Andipatti (Theni Dist) 5 each, Thenkasi (Tirunelveli Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), Bodinaickanur (Theni Dist), Vedasandur (Dindigul Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Ketti (Nilgiris Dist), Sivagiri (Tirunelveli Dist), Kamatchipuram (Dindigul Dist), Red hills (Tiruvallur Dist), Rajapalayam (Virudhunagar Dist), Nilakottai (Dindigul Dist) 4 each, Chennai AP (Kancheepuram Dist), Perungalur (Pudukkottai Dist), Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist), Tiruchengode (Namakkal Dist), Ariyalur (Ariyalur Dist), Kvk kattukuppam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Uttamapalayam (Theni Dist), Ambasamudram (Tirunelveli Dist), Vallam (Thanjavur Dist), K bridge (Nilgiris Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruppur (Tiruppur Dist), Cholavaram (Tiruvallur Dist), Aranmanaipudur (Theni Dist), Taramani arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Vilupuram (Villupuram Dist), Perundurai (Erode Dist), Manamadurai (Sivaganga Dist), Tiruchendur (Toothukudi Dist), Srivilliputhur (Virudhunagar Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Ennore AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Krishnagiri (Krishnagiri Dist), Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Cheranmahadevi (Tirunelveli Dist), Ottapadiram (Toothukudi Dist), Gudalur (Theni Dist), Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist) 3 each, Tiruttani (Tiruvallur Dist), Tirukattupalli (Thanjavur Dist), Dindigul (Dindigul Dist), Kumarapalayam (Namakkal Dist), Kayathar arg (Toothukudi Dist), Alangudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Shencottah (Tirunelveli Dist), Uthagamandalam (Nilgiris Dist), Sankaridurg (Salem Dist), Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Tiruvallur (Tiruvallur Dist), Anna University (Chennai Dist), Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist), Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Surangudi (Toothukudi Dist), Sivaganga (Sivaganga Dist), Bhavani (Erode Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), R.k.pet (Tiruvallur Dist), Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Uthagamandalam AWS (Nilgiris Dist), Dharapuram (Tiruppur Dist), Tiruvaiyaru (Thanjavur Dist) 2 each, Annur (Coimbatore Dist), Chennai(N) (Chennai Dist), Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Kolapakkam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Mylaudy (Kanyakumari Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist), Erode (Erode Dist), Melur (Madurai Dist), Arantangi (Pudukkottai Dist), Gandarvakottai (Pudukkottai Dist), Bodinayakanur arg (Theni Dist), Peravurani (Thanjavur Dist), Periyar (Theni Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Natham (Dindigul Dist), Watrap (Virudhunagar Dist), Vilathikulam (Toothukudi Dist), Usilampatti (Madurai Dist), Tambaram (Kancheepuram Dist), Valparai taluk office (Coimbatore Dist), Satyabama uty arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Kalugumalai (Toothukudi Dist), Mahabalipuram (Kancheepuram Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Chinnakalar (Coimbatore Dist), Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Omalur (Salem Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist), Keeranur (Pudukkottai Dist), Pappireddipatti (Dharmapuri Dist), Thalavadi (Erode Dist), Pattukottai (Thanjavur Dist), Periyakulam AWS (Theni Dist), Sankarankoil (Tirunelveli Dist), Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Nagercoil (Kanyakumari Dist), Chatrapatti (odanchatra (Dindigul Dist), Bhavanisagar (Erode Dist), Adirampatnam (Thanjavur Dist), Gobichettipalayam (Erode Dist), Chettikulam (Perambalur Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Ramanathapuram (Ramanathapuram Dist) 1 each.

 

12/12/2014: Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist) 5, Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist) 4, Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dist) 3, Ambasamudram (Tirunelveli Dist), Chennai AP (Kancheepuram Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist), Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Taramani arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Kolapakkam arg (Kancheepuram Dist) 2 each, Anna uty arg (Chennai Dist), Poonamalle arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Cuddalore (Cuddalore Dist), Anna University (Chennai Dist), Cheranmahadevi (Tirunelveli Dist), Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Tambaram (Kancheepuram Dist), Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Chennai(N) (Chennai Dist), Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist), Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Manapparai (Trichy Dist), Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Thoothukudi port   AWS (Toothukudi Dist), Panruti (Cuddalore Dist), Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), G Bazar (Nilgiris Dist), Hvf avadi arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist) 1 each.

 

13/12/2014: Kodaikanal (Dindigul Dist) 6, Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Tozhudur (Cuddalore Dist), Tiruttani (Tiruvallur Dist), Krishnagiri (Krishnagiri Dist) 5 each, Ayikudi (Tirunelveli Dist), Uthangarai (Krishnagiri Dist), Mettupalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Thali (Krishnagiri Dist), Tiruchendur (Toothukudi Dist) 4 each, Tuticorin (Toothukudi Dist), Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist), Satankulam (Toothukudi Dist), Alangayam (Vellore Dist), JayamkonDam (Ariyalur Dist), Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist), Tiruvarur (Tiruvarur Dist), Hogenekal (Dharmapuri Dist), Paiyur AWS (Krishnagiri Dist), R.k.pet (Tiruvallur Dist) 3 each, Radhapuram (Tirunelveli Dist), Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist), Virudachalam (Cuddalore Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist), Satyabama uty arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Tiruvannamalai (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Harur (Dharmapuri Dist), Penucondapuram (Krishnagiri Dist), NeeDamangalam (Tiruvarur Dist), Sendurai (Ariyalur Dist), Kothagiri (Nilgiris Dist), Denkanikottai (Krishnagiri Dist), Thenkasi (Tirunelveli Dist), Thirumanur (Ariyalur Dist), Devala (Nilgiris Dist), Thoothukudi port   AWS (Toothukudi Dist), Rajapalayam (Virudhunagar Dist), Gudiyatham (Vellore Dist), Hosur (Krishnagiri Dist), Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Mahabalipuram (Kancheepuram Dist), Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist), Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist) 2 each, Periyanaickenpalayam (Coimbatore Dist), Shoolagiri (Krishnagiri Dist), Nagercoil (Kanyakumari Dist), Anaikaranchatram(KolliDam (Nagapattinam Dist), Vallam (Thanjavur Dist), Thiruchuzhi (Virudhunagar Dist), Tirupattur (Vellore Dist), Bhoothapandy (Kanyakumari Dist), Pochampalli (Krishnagiri Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Pandavaiyar head (Tiruvarur Dist), K.m.koil (Cuddalore Dist), Pennagaram (Dharmapuri Dist), Ottapadiram (Toothukudi Dist), Barur (Krishnagiri Dist), Mylaudy (Kanyakumari Dist), Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist), Pamban (Ramanathapuram Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist), Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Bhavani (Erode Dist), Thanjavur (Thanjavur Dist), Chatrapatti (odanchatra (Dindigul Dist), Ariyalur (Ariyalur Dist), Trangambadi(or)tranqueb (Nagapattinam Dist), Palayamkottai (Tirunelveli Dist), Aruppukottai (Virudhunagar Dist), Nagapattinam (Nagapattinam Dist), Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Anjatti (Krishnagiri Dist), Thammampatty (Salem Dist), Tirukattupalli (Thanjavur Dist), K bridge (Nilgiris Dist), Gandarvakottai (Pudukkottai Dist), Red hills (Tiruvallur Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Samayapuram (Trichy Dist), Chennai AP (Kancheepuram Dist), Srivaikuntam (Toothukudi Dist), Karaikudi (Sivaganga Dist), Thiruvidaimaruthur (Thanjavur Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), Chengam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), ChiDambaram (Cuddalore Dist), Uttamapalayam (Theni Dist), Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist), Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist), Yelagiri arg (Vellore Dist) 1 each.

 

14/12/2014: Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist) 9 each, Kelambakkam (Kancheepuram Dist), Poondi (Tiruvallur Dist) 7 each, Thiruvalangadu (Tiruvallur Dist) 6, Polur (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist), Vandavasi (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Cheyyur (Kancheepuram Dist), Manimutharu (Tirunelveli Dist) 5 each, Arakonam (Vellore Dist), Tiruvannamalai (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist) 4 each, Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Kvk kattukuppam arg (Kancheepuram Dist), Gingee (Villupuram Dist), ChiDambaram (Cuddalore Dist), Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist), Tiruttani (Tiruvallur Dist), Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist), Poonamallee (Tiruvallur Dist), Sholingur (Vellore Dist), Paiyur AWS (Krishnagiri Dist), R.k.pet (Tiruvallur Dist) 3 each, Vellore (Vellore Dist), Sriperumbudur (Kancheepuram Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Thanjavur (Thanjavur Dist), Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Pallipattu (Tiruvallur Dist), Pudukottai (Pudukkottai Dist), Kaveripakkam (Vellore Dist), Valparai pto (Coimbatore Dist), Ennore AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Pullambadi (Trichy Dist), Illuppur (Pudukkottai Dist), Tambaram (Kancheepuram Dist), Ottapadiram (Toothukudi Dist) 2 each, Thiruvidaimaruthur (Thanjavur Dist), Ariyalur (Ariyalur Dist), Chembarabakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Vanur (Villupuram Dist), Thamaraipakkam (Tiruvallur Dist), Vallam (Thanjavur Dist), Tiruvallur (Tiruvallur Dist), Puzhal arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Chembarambakkam arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Manamadurai (Sivaganga Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Surangudi (Toothukudi Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Cuddalore (Cuddalore Dist), Valparai taluk office (Coimbatore Dist), Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Anaikaranchatram(KolliDam (Nagapattinam Dist), Tindivanam   nicra (Villupuram Dist), K.m.koil (Cuddalore Dist), Naduvattam (Nilgiris Dist), Aduthurai AWS (Thanjavur Dist), Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist), Arani (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Valangaiman (Tiruvarur Dist), Padalur (Perambalur Dist), Wallajah (Vellore Dist), Poonamalle arg (Tiruvallur Dist), Tindivanam (Villupuram Dist), Kodavasal (Tiruvarur Dist), Manapparai (Trichy Dist) 1 each.

 

15/12/2014: Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist) 7, Ambasamudram (Tirunelveli Dist) 3, Ottapadiram (Toothukudi Dist), Pandavaiyar head (Tiruvarur Dist), Erode (Erode Dist), NeeDamangalam (Tiruvarur Dist) 2 each, Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Palayamkottai (Tirunelveli Dist), Mettur (Salem Dist), G Bazar (Nilgiris Dist), Kovilpatti    AWS (Toothukudi Dist), Arantangi (Pudukkottai Dist), Kayathar arg (Toothukudi Dist), Dindigul (Dindigul Dist) 1 each.

 

16/12/2014: ChiDambaram AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Madavaram AWS (Tiruvallur Dist), Pondicherry (Puducherry Dist) 2 each, ChiDambaram (Cuddalore Dist), DGP office (Chennai Dist), Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist) 1 each.

 

17/12/2014: Parangipettai (Cuddalore Dist) 16, Anaikaranchatram(KolliDam (Nagapattinam Dist) 8, ChiDambaram AWS (Cuddalore Dist) 7, Kumbakonam (Thanjavur Dist) 5, K.m.koil (Cuddalore Dist), Aduthurai AWS (Thanjavur Dist), Mayiladuthurai (Nagapattinam Dist) 4 each, Papanasam (Tirunelveli Dist), Thanjavur (Thanjavur Dist), Sirkali (Nagapattinam Dist), Papanasam (Thanjavur Dist), Cuddalore (Cuddalore Dist) 3 each, Thiruvidaimaruthur (Thanjavur Dist), Nanguneri (Tirunelveli Dist), Tirukoilur (Villupuram Dist), Vanur (Villupuram Dist), Thirukoilur arg (Villupuram Dist), Panruti (Cuddalore Dist), Valangaiman (Tiruvarur Dist), Vallam (Thanjavur Dist), Sankarapuram (Villupuram Dist), Coonoor (Nilgiris Dist), Sathanur Dam (Tiruvannamalai Dist), Sethiathope (Cuddalore Dist), Srivaikuntam (Toothukudi Dist), Coonoor pto (Nilgiris Dist) 2 each, Madukkur (Thanjavur Dist), Alangudi (Pudukkottai Dist), Tirumayam (Pudukkottai Dist), Srimushnam (Cuddalore Dist), Pattukottai (Thanjavur Dist), Pondicherry (Puducherry Dist), Attur (Salem Dist), Arimalam (Pudukkottai Dist), Rameswaram (Ramanathapuram Dist), Tiruchendur (Toothukudi Dist), Ulundurpet (Villupuram Dist), Pamban (Ramanathapuram Dist), Kallakurichi (Villupuram Dist), Neyveli AWS (Cuddalore Dist), Kallakurichi arg (Villupuram Dist), Mylam AWS (Villupuram Dist), Vedaranyam (Nagapattinam Dist), JayamkonDam (Ariyalur Dist), Radhapuram (Tirunelveli Dist), Yercaud (Salem Dist), Tiruvarur (Tiruvarur Dist), Chittampatti (Madurai Dist), Ketti (Nilgiris Dist), Gingee (Villupuram Dist), Marakkanam (Villupuram Dist) 1 each.

 

Season’s Rainfall for the period from 01.10.2014 to 17.12.2014:

 

Excess:                 Erode,  Nilgiris, Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli and Toothukudi districts.

Normal:                Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Kanyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam,  Namakkal,  

                            Pudukkotai, Salem, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Theni, Tiruppur, Tiruvarur, Villupuram districts, Karaikal  and Puducherry.     

Deficient:             Ariyalur,   Kancheepuram, Madurai, Perambalur, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore and Virudhunagar districts. 

 

Chief synoptic features and its associated weather:               

 

                Northeast Monsoon was active over the state on 11th and 13th .

 

                Last week’s trough of low pressure over southwest Bay off Srilanka and Tamil Nadu coast persisted on 11th  and became less marked on 12th . A trough in easterlies extended from Comorin to Interior Karnataka and extended upto 0.9 Kilometres above sea level on 11th. A trough of low pressure was seen over southeast and adjoining southwest Bay on 16th and was seen over southwest Bay and neighbourhood on 17th

               

Temperature: The minimum temperature were below normal at a few places in interior Tamil Nadu on 11th . They were above and appreciably above normal at a few places in Tamil Nadu from 12th to 14th , 16th, 17th and at one or two places over rest Tamil Nadu on 15th.

 

               

Rainfall: Rainfall occurred at many places over the state on 11th , 13th , at a few places on 14th , 17th  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: 19.12.2014                                                                                                for Deputy Director General of Meteorology 

 

 

  

RAINFALL STATEMENT

 

 

Rainfall for the week ending

17th December 2014

Seasonal rainfall for the period from 01.10.2014 to 17.12.2014

Districts

Actual

(mm)

Normal (mm)

Departure (%)

Actual

(mm)

Normal

(mm)

Departure (%)

Ariyalur

43.0

25.8

66

324.2

502.3

-35

Chennai

35.8

32.8

9

614.3

747.1

-18

Coimbatore

19.4

12.4

57

300.8

319.7

-6

Cuddalore

74.1

36.9

101

630.7

650.2

-3

Dharmapuri

14.3

10.4

37

344.3

321.3

7

Dindigul

38.6

20.2

91

426.7

408.0

5

Erode

16.2

8.1

100

395.7

304.1

30

Kancheepuram

41.6

30.7

35

378.2

614.2

-38

Kanyakumari

12.4

12.4

0

468.8

476.1

-2

Karaikal

2.6

62.8

-96

798.9

932.5

-14

Karur

3.1

9.3

-67

246.8

299.9

-18

Krishnagiri

32.9

6.6

399

279.6

280.9

0

Madurai

4.5

14.2

-69

309.2

398.5

-22

Nagapattinam

50.1

47.2

6

893.0

846.1

6

Namakkal

10.2

7.2

42

250.5

284.2

-12

Nilgiris

58.3

18.9

208

571.0

458.4

25

Perambalur

15.7

17.9

-12

320.3

416.0

-23

Pudukottai

28.9

17.2

68

349.1

375.1

-7

Ramanathapuram

7.8

21.1

-63

553.8

448.8

23

Salem

22.7

11.5

97

330.6

359.7

-8

Sivaganga

19.1

18.1

6

427.3

392.1

9

Thanjavur

42.4

23.0

84

468.4

506.1

-7

Theni

27.3

15.0

82

388.4

344.1

13

Tirunelveli

99.7

24.3

310

809.0

430.3

88

Tiruppur

22.2

9.6

131

333.8

302.4

10

Tiruvallur

57.6

27.8

107

439.6

565.2

-22

Tiruvannamalai

56.6

20.8

172

246.2

430.5

-43

Tiruvarur

23.1

33.1

-30

630.1

651.6

-3

Toothukudi

32.5

20.3

60

557.9

395.9

41

Tiruchirapalli

12.1

14.2

-15

236.3

368.7

-36

Vellore

21.7

13.9

56

181.5

338.1

-46

Villupuram

59.9

27.7

116

403.9

469.6

-14

Virudhunagar

14.2

16.4

-14

296.3

399.0

-26

Puducherry

32.4

46.0

-30

637.5

781.5

-18

Tamilnadu

33.8

18.5

82

404.2

415.7

-3

Tamilnadu and

Puducherry

33.8

18.7

81

405.2

417.1

-3

 

           

LEGEND:

Excess: 20% or more

Normal:   +19% to –19%

Deficient: -20% to –59%

Scanty: -60% to  -99%

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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