City saw surprisingly heavy rains on the new year’s day. Most stations received 30 – 40 mm. As a result January rains for Chennai in 2020 has already entered into excess. A Memorable Monsoon is likely to come to an end next week. Also 2019 NEM Attributes to one of the longest NEM from October 17th – Present. Almost most the regions in North Tamil Nadu has entered into Normal category admist of Negative forecasts initially. The State reservoirs too stand great as of today with close to 50% of storage which is very well manageable till June. A Special North East Monsoon regardless, with lack of a single notable disturbance in Bay of Bengal yet close to 700mm has fallen across the city. Weather is likely to be dry with a chance of light isolated showers.
- Showers to welcome the new decade
- Stray showers possible over coastal Tamil Nadu