The weather bureau has informed that the fog conditions will prevail in the interior Tamil Nadu and the frozen snow condition will prevail in the mountainous regions of the Nilgiri District.
The northeast monsoon rainy season in Tamil Nadu commenced during the start of October. At that time, it was expected that the rainfall would be more than average this year. However, only the effects of the cyclone Gaja were severe. Cyclone Gaja devastated 12 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu. However, the rainfall was less.
With the northeast monsoon rainy season coming to a close in Tamil Nadu today, it is established that there has been a shortage of 24% rainfall this year as compared to the average expected level. As regards the Chennai Metro City, the shortage of rainfall is 50% lesser.
In this situation, the weather bureau has informed that the northeast monsoon rainy season has come to a close in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, south Andhra, Rayalaseema, and interior Karnataka.
The Chennai Metro City will be generally cloudy. The minimum temperature will be 20 Degrees Celsius.
Fog will persist in interior Tamil Nadu and frozen snowfall will prevail in the mountainous region in the Nilgiri district.
The chilly wintry climate has persisted in the Chennai Metro City over the last few days. As chilly winds blow during the morning and night sessions, the present climate in Chennai resembles the regular weather experienced in Ooty and Kerala! Though this has been welcomed as a pleasant change from the normal weather, there is also an apprehension whether this type of weather will end up with the onset of severe cold and fever!