Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mumbai: Tuesday 24th, Mumbai was was warm with the maximum at 35.6c at Scruz with the minimum at 19.4c.
Wednesday will also be warm, but we see some clouds drifting in on Thursday and Friday. With partly cloudy skies on Republic Day (26th) and Friday,Mumbai may see a more comfortable day at around 30/31c with a hazy sun. Friday Minimum will be around 16/18c at Scruz.

Pune will be partly cloudy next 3 days (Wed/Thursday/Friday). Days will be around 30/31c and the nights will be slightly nippy at around 15c.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Posted Monday Night:

Hottest Place in Asia on Monday 23rd was Karawar ( Karnataka, India), with the mercury shooting up to 38.4c (5c above the normal), the town's highest ever for the month of January.
Again, the second hottest place in Asia was also in Karnataka. Honavar & Mangalore saw 37.6c.

Mumbai day was hotter on Monday by about a degree over Sunday, with Scruz recording 36c ( 34.7c on Sunday) and Colaba measuring 35.7c.
Tuesday Mumbai will see a high of around 34c. Days expected to return to 31c and min around 18c levels on Wednesday and Thursday. Further drop expected on Friday.

Towns in Konkan will see day time temperatures of around 35/36c on Tuesday. A drop by 2/3c on Wednesday and Thursday.
Ahmedabad rose to 33.6c ( 32c on Sunday).

J-4 coming as expected...
Delhi NCR: Cloudy weather with rains on Wednesday (evening) and Thursday. Cold day on Thursday 26th. and Friday 27th.
Karachi will start getting cloudy, with light showers commencing Wednesday night into Thursday.Max temp of 24c expected on Wednesday.

Rain expected in Abu Dhabi and Muscat on 24th Tuesday. Cold day on Wednesday.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Posted Sunday Night...22nd January...

West Coast Heats up:22nd Jan:
Panjim Goa saw a hot day on 22nd Jan with the mercury touching 36.8c. This apparently, is the highest ever recorded in January in Panjim. Mormugao was 34.9c.
Honavar was also hot at 37.6c  Karwar 36.8c, and Mangalore was 36.3c.
Kozhikode 36.3c and Kochi 35.1c. 
Ratnagiri was at 35.7c, Vengurla 34.9c.

Mumbai Scruz was hot at 34.7c. Not much change in temperatures expected next few days.

Ahmadabad shot up to 32c on Sunday.A couple of degrees hotter on Monday/Tuesday.

The Forecast below is in total a 5 day Forecast...may vary a little;




Friday, January 20, 2017

Posted 20th Friday Night:

> The trough in the South Bay has an embedded UAC. System might not strengthen, and lesser than expected rains from this event.Another Low following may bring rain after 5 days.
Chennai: Light Rain showers expected on Saturday.
Less possibility of rain in Bangalore.

> Western Disturbance J-4 approaching, and is currently in the West of the Sub Continent as an Upper Air Trough.
By 23rd, we can expect showers in North Pakistan and Hill States of India. By 24th, it will cover most of Balochistan, Central Sindh, Pak Punjab and of course the Extreme North. By the same 24th, rains will commence in the plains of Northern India.
25th will see good rains in most of Pakistan including Sindh ( Karachi), and Western ( Rajasthan), Central( Parts of M.P.) and NW India, Punjab, Haryana and including New Delhi.
26th may see rain showers in Delhi...and windy due to induced Low....??
More details and course on Saturday....with rain map on Sunday

Mumbai: Warm 32c days this weekend. Partly cloudy /Hazy sky for 2 days. Mumbai may experience a rise in night temperatures to the extent of 2/3c. Better weather next week after J-4 arrives. 
Pune: Weekend will be partly cloudy, with days around 29c and nights around 13/14c. 

Ahmadabad may see a rise in Day temperatures to cross 31c next week.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Posted 19th Thursday Night:
On Thursday Mumbai daytime temperatures showed a rise of 4.5c to 32.0c at Colaba and a rise of  3.8c to 33.3c at Scruz.

Panjim Goa was also warm at 33.7c on Thursday.
Chennai windy and cloudy weather expected on Friday with showers on Saturday.


Karachi in Pakistan was very windy and had dust raising strong winds on Thursday. After 12 noon, the wind speed increased to 40 kmph and peaked at 48 kmph at around 12.30 pm. Day's highest temperature was 23c.


Posted 18th January Night:

> We see rains coming to Tamil Nadu from an Upper air Easterly trough. Favourable MJO and factors will bring rain to Coastal Tamil Nadu on 20th of January. Heavy showers in some places. Spreading to interior TN on 21st and 22nd January.Precipitation may continue in Southern regions of TN till 24th January. This rain will be a blessing for the State after a poor NEM.
Gusty and strong E/NE winds likely in Coastal TN next 2/3 days. 
Chennai: Welcome rains in Chennai from Friday. Strong winds with good rainfall on Saturday, extending into Sunday.
Rainy Saturday in Puducherry also, with rainfall extending there to Monday.
Light rains likely in Bangalore on Saturday 21st.

> A Strong J-4 (Western Disturbance) coming. Precipitating over Pakistan on 24th, covering almost entire country, including some rains expected in Sindh and Karachi. 
Advancing into India on 25th onwards and covering large regions in North/NW and Central India. More of this in a couple of days on this page.
Very strong winds in Karachi on 19th and 20th with partly cloudy skies.

> Strong winds from NE likely in Saurashtra next few days.

> Day and night temperatures set to rise in Mumbai soon. With dominant SE winds likely to blow in a day, we may see a rise in day temperatures, leading to warmer days. The high at Colaba on 18th Wednesday was 27.5c and 29.5c at Scruz .Expecting a rise of 3/4c from here.

Below Normal Temperatures in Mumbai after 1st Jan 2017:





Muscat (Oman) can showers on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

14th Jan 
Karachi recorded a maximum of 15.8c, most probably its coldest day ever. Western disturbance J-3 has precipitated 
Karachi last 36hrs ..Karachi (PAF Masroor, PAF Faisal 53, north Nazimabad 46, Model Observatory 43, Airport 35, north Karachi 34, Landhi 17, Gulshane Hadid 07). 
Hyderabad Sindh saw a high of 15.1c.
Islamabad was 11.5c as the maximum on Saturday.  
Sibi in Balochistan saw a high of 13.1c.
Moin-Jo-Daro, (which holds a Asia record high of 53.5c in Summer 2010...See Vagaries Extreme Blog), was at a max temperature of 13.5c on 14th January 2017 !

14th Jan: Damoh ( M.P.) all time record low at 0.2c.

New Delhi Sjung saw a Low of 3.2c on Saturday morning.

13th Jan: Lucknow 0c, Udaipur 2.2c.