Intense shivering cold winter session after 6 years
Residents of several areas at Tamil Nadu including Chennai Metro City which have been experiencing an intense shivering cold winter session after a gap of 6 years. Chill winter prevails through the daytime as well. The northeast monsoon rainy season which has failed utterly in Tamil Nadu causing great concern and disappointment. There has been a shortfall over 55% compared to average at Chennai Metro city. This was led to prospect of an acute shortage of drinking water at the coming days. At the same time, intensity of cold winter kept increasing.
Extreme chill weather is said to prevail at the north and northeastern districts including Chennai, Vellore, Krishnagiri and Salem and even more intense cold winter session is prevailing at Nilgiri and adjacent mountainous regions. Valparai is experienced intense cold, there has been snowfall on lands. An average temperature of 5 Degree celsius recorded here.
At 8:30 AM yesterday a maximum winter weather condition which has been recorded at the Chenani Metro City after a gap of 6 years. Earlier on 17th January 2012, a temperature of about 17.7 degrees was recorded at Chennai. At suburban areas of Chennai Metro City, temperature of about 18.2 Degrees recorded.
As per the estimation of the Chennai Meteorological Centre, the cold climate is said to persist in the coming days. However, there was been no frozen snow! Generally, during the winter season, the humidity is said to be high enough with the floors getting wet.