Memory of Cyclone Vardah for lifetime

Memory of Cyclone Vardah for lifetime

Sources from Tamil Nadu Weatherman

IMD Chennai HWSR recorded 110 km/hr while the pressure drop was huge at 975 mb. Based on pressure, it seems cyclone has made landfall as Very Severe Cyclonic storm itself. The rainfall particularly, the southern Chennai people would not the rains accompanied with winds in life time. 
In few hours Shollingallur – Guduvanchery – Kancheepuram belt recorded over 300 mm rainfall, this is one scary rainfall happened in South Chennai and add to that the winds, South Chennai will not forget the intensity of rains from the Eyewall bands of Cyclone Vardah so soon. See the precip accumulation. Widespread rains and very intense in south Chennai belt. Vellore too got good rains along with Tiruvannmalai boundary areas while Krishnagiri district got some heavy spell too.
in mm (min 100 mm)
  • Sathyabama University (Shollinganallur) – 382
  • Katupakkam (Near SRM University) – 341
  • Vembakkam (near Kancheepuram) – 333
  • Kancheepuram – 280
  • Korattur Anaicut – 220
  • Chembarabakkam Lake – 210
  • Kalavai – 231
  • Chennai Airport – 203
  • Sriperumbudur – 170
  • Taramani – 165
  • Yercaud – 154 
  • Alangayam – 150 
  • Tambaram – 140 
  • Chennai City – 119
  • Thiruvalangadu – 118 
  • Anjatti – 115 
  • Cholavaram – 110 
  • Vellore – 108
  • Tiruvallur – 107 
  • Red hills Lake – 106 
  • Cheyyar – 106
  • Ambur – 103 
  • Avadi – 103
  • Chengalpattu – 102 
  • Kandhili – 102
  • Poonamalle – 101 
  • Kaveripakkam – 100 
  • Tiruttani – 100 
  • Arani – 100 
  • DGP Office – 100