Deep Depression near to Chennai Coast
The Deep Depression is close to Chennai coast, the area around the centre has got very intense convection, soon this will intensify into Cyclonic Storm (if it becomes it will be named Roanu) and move away from chennai coast. As it spins away, most of the cloud bands continues to fall over chennai. Radar Picks up the centre of the Deep Depression just parallely north of chennai coast.
Massive bands have fallen over chennai region, Chennai City has crossed 100 mm rainfall (standalone) and close to 200 mm rainfall from day before yesterday night. Will putup the rainfall quantum separately.
How long the rains will last in Chennai
This steady and drizzle type rains with breaks may continue till afternoon but as the system moves away we can see rains reducing further, tomorrow we can see sunny day.
TamilNadu Weatherman Quantum update
Quantum Update – Chennai City records wettest 24 hrs rainfall in May month in 20 years
The rains are widespread across Chennai with ECR belt and Chennai city getting heavy rains. The preliminary rainfall figures are given below. Chennai city witness it wettest one day May month rainfall since 1995. During Cyclone Laila on 20th May,2010, Chennai city got 110 mm, thats broken now. Cyclone Laila in total gave 190 mm to Chennai.
Drizzling Rains to continue for a while. Sad this Ooty like climate will not be there in a day or two in Chennai. People should enjoy these type of heavy rains, not all heavy rains will become December 1st (i know its easy to say only people who got affected will know the fear). Its goodbye time for the Deep Depression and possibly it will become Cyclone as it moves up.