Ratnagiri at 35.5c on Monday 18th November was at the peak as (almost) the hottest in Asia.. Beaten by Maumere (Indonesia) which recorded 35.6c...Whew !! saved the (hot) day for Ratnagiri !!
Panji was 34.5c, Mumbai Scuz recorded 34.1c and Colaba 34.5c.
Bhira station recorded 37.7c on Monday, but I do not trust and do not believe the readings at that station to be accurate.)
Meanwhile, the hottest place in the world on Monday was Ngabu (Malawi) at 42c,
Life Cycle video of BB-18 compiled by Santosh Subramanian on Inter active Page...
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Posted Sunday Night:
Bay will be buzzing again from Thursday,18th: Precipitation resumes for the East Coast from 22nd.
A UAC will form "in situ" in the Bay in the Central region on 18th at around 15N. The UAC will descend to sea level, track Westwards, and cross the East Coast of India in the Southern AP region around the 22nd. Rains very heavy along AP coast and interiors, but good rains all along the coast of TN also. Could be numbered by Tuesday (BB-19).
Hyderabad gets rains on Friday 22nd.
Chennai will get a break in rain intensity from Tuesday thru Thursday.
Friday, 22nd, the rains commence again.
On 21st November, potential Low could form in the SE Bay, South of Andaman Islands in the 7N region. Can have a good potential for further developing possibly upto DD or cyclone stage.
As BB-18 dissipates, a pulse enters the Arabian Sea. Precipitation could be expected in coastal and interior Karnatak, south Konkan and ghat regions of Central Konkan.
Mumbai, as a result, will be cloudy on Monday. Outer townships in the East will be cloudy with light rains on Monday.
Pune cold becomes less, and clouds appear, with light rain possible on Monday.
Dry and cold in North Sub-Continent and Pakistan. Next WD scheduled for Saturday, 23rd towards Pakistan.
On Sunday morning, low Night temperatures in Northern India, with Adampur at 6.0c, Hissar was 6.3c, Ludhiana at 7.0c, Amritsar at 7.4c, Agra at 8.4c. Leh recorded -9.9c.
Delhi Sjung was at 9.2c, and Jafarpur in NCR was at 8.2c.
(It will be recalled that vagaries had estimated a drop of 3/4c after Saturday in the plains)
Maharashtra also showed a drop in night temperatures. Nasik was at 9.7c, Pune 9.9c, Aurangabad dropped to 11.7c.(see all Maharashtra Lows on Rohit's Page)
NEM effect> Maximum Temperatures and rainfall in Tamil Nadu as on Sunday,17th November morning:
Chennai Meena 25.6c 124 mms, Nungam 26.1c 80 mms, Adirampatnam 26.2c 8 mms, Dharmapuri 24.5c 90 mms, Karaikal 26.3c 20 mms, Tiruchirapalli 23.5c 142 mms, Nagapttinum 24.9c 3 mms, Salem 23c 49 mms, Vellore 23.4c 15 mms and Kodiakanal 12.7.c (That's cold) with 15 mms!!...more Chennai Rains on NEM Page