Watch out, this spell may last a while and will be heavy. Please stay at indoors. ChennaiRains will be starting anytime and this can be flood the roads and streets at the end of it. Please dont ask December 1st type ahnu. This is just start of the event. Let see how it goes. Expecting some serious rains.
Expected track of the Depression, the more it comes close more heavy the rains will be.
Chennai Rain Update – Heavy Rains hits City, steady rains to follow and the rains will peak from Evening / Night
Here is the Rainfall Quantum around Chennai in mm till now
Chembarabakkam Dam – 107
Kattankolathur – 105
Kolapakkam (Near Chennai Airport) – 87
Anna University (Guindy) – 80
Taramani – 71
Sathyabama University (Shollinganallur) – 71
Chennai Airport (Meenambakkam) – 64 (till 5.30 am)
Chennai City (Nungambakkam) – 63
Kattupakkam (Near SRM University) – 57
Thiruporur (Near Kelambakkam) – 53
Hindustan University (Kelambakkam) – 51
Palavedu (Near Avadi) – 35
Avadi – 27
Cuddalore IMD – 100 mm (till 5.30 am)
Keerapalayam -78 mm
Neyveli – 73 mm
Sethiathoope – 72 mm
Vridhachalam Agro – 66 mm
Kattumannarkoil – 57 mm (till 1.00 am)
Virudhachalam – 55 mm
Annagramam – 40 mm
Nallur -30 mm
This is pretty heavy rains (See the IMD standards of rainfall)
ChennaiRains Update – Serious Rains awaits tonight / tomorrow early morning when Depression moves North
The rains are going to intermittent and will get heavy at times and from evening / Night the rains will be heavy. So Please come home early from work and dont add to traffic chaos if heavy rains starts. There is no power here in Anna Nagar West.
The Low Pressure Area is expected to move towards Chennai Coast in the evening. See the GFS graphics, the rains are pretty intense.. Again please be prepared for power cuts. Low Lying areas will see lots of water stagnation after tonight rains.
Tamilnaduweatherman Posted at 7.30 am on 17.05.2016
Cortesy: Tamil Nadu Weatherman