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

IMD: Deep depression to intensify into cyclone in 12 hours

In the next 12 hours, the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean will intensify into a cyclone, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Cyclone Fani, as it has been named, has developed from a depression into a deep depression. 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

Gaja fallout: Flights to Tiruchi diverted due to heavy winds

High speed winds are beating down on Tiruchi in the aftermath of severe cyclonic storm Gaja making landfall at Adhiramapattinam last night.  Continue Reading