Hot and Sunny weather is here to stay

Seasonal bright and sunny weather with a marginal increase in relative humidity and heat index is seen firmly in place over most parts of TN. Interior regions of the state will continue to see day time highs scaling few degrees above the normals. Solace in the form of afternoon / evening thunderstorms with gusty winds likely over interior regions of the state. Nilgiris, pockets of western ghats will continue to receive isolated showers over the weekend.

Up North, heavy rain very likely over north eastern regions like Assam & Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. Possibility of squall and hail at isolated places over the said region.

City Outlook:

Chennai – A warm and sultry morning to herald the day. Day highs will continue to hover around the 35 degree mark with a high relative humidity later in the day.

Coimbatore – Another bright and sunny day with the mercury peaking at 37 degrees. Possibility of thunderstorm late in the evening.

Madurai – A warm morning leaving way to a hot afternoon with day max settling around 38 degrees. Fair chance of evening Thunderstorms over the district.

Trichy – Yet another day of blazing sunshine . Day highs to peak at 37/38 degrees C. An isolated shower or two late in the evening.

Vellore – Few clouds at day break. A bright and hot afternoon in prospect. Day max expected to peak at 37 degrees.