Active Monsoon phase expected in west coast

Strengthening Westerlies keeps the monsoon active over west coast as the places all along Kerala Coastal Karnataka Goa and South Konkan has started receiving widespread rains. Further strengthening is expected over the weekend into next week when MJO is expected to arrive over the Indian Ocean. It’s expected to kick start the stalled monsoon progress over vast swathes of East India thereby putting an end to unseasonal heat the locales are enduring. Core Monsoon zones of Central India will start witnessing rains from next week.

In Tamil Nadu, seasonal sunny and windy conditions will continue with relatively less or no precipitation barring ghats of Nilgiris Coimbatore and Tirunelveli where rainfall activity will pick up again. Interior districts should see windy conditions becoming gusty at times.

City Outlook:

Chennai – Hot and sunny with max temperatures pegged at 38C and a warm night at 28C. Chance of an isolated shower exists.

Trichy – Very warm, breezy and partly cloudy with day highs of 37C and night mins of 27C.

Madurai – Very warm and partly cloudy conditions expected with mercury settling at 37/26C.

Vellore – Hot and partly cloudy weather to prevail with max of 38C and min of 26C. Isolated rains are expected in the vicinity.

Coimbatore – Cool cloudy and breezy with pleasant highs of 28C. Night will get cooler at 22C. Passing showers are expected at times.