Heatwave to last two more days in Tamilnadu, says Met Dept

In Chennai, with the end of the traditionally hottest part of the year, IMD said the sky condition is likely to be partly cloudy. Maximum temperature is likely to be around 39 degrees Celsius. The nights are, however, going to be warmer than usual with the minimum temperature just a notch below 30 degrees C. Continue Reading

Deep depression to turn into cyclone Phethai in 12 hours

Met office sources said it is very likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours and into a severe cyclonic storm in the subsequent 36 hours. Once it becomes a cyclone, it would be named ‘Phethai’, a name given by Thailand. Continue Reading

Cyclone Gaja moves closer to Chennai, landfall likely Thursday

The Met department has predicted scattered, heavy to very heavy rain and isolated, extremely heavy rain over Tamilnadu which is indeed a warning sign for major flooding in the landfall areas. Continue Reading