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Why cyclone Nilam did not bring any rain to chennai where it had a landfall ?

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Asked by cnanu shree, 02 Nov '12 08:10 pm
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Rainfall or Precipitation depends on the Relative humidity of that place .If relative humidity is above ninety five percent then the Chances of Precipitation are more .
Answered by kartikay sharma, 02 Nov '12 08:18 pm

 
  
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Thanks to bhagwanji for saving from disaster to people
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 02 Nov '12 08:21 pm

 
  
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I was in Chennai, when Nila hit TN coast, there were heavy rains followed by boisterous winds blowing from all sides....!
Answered by Dil Se, 02 Nov '12 08:20 pm

 
  
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It was all cloud and the wind was about 70 kmph pushing clouds in northern and western directions and many places in tamil nadu and andhra witnessed rain and not chennai as winds carried rain bearing clouds away
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 02 Nov '12 08:11 pm

 
  
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I think Thanks to bhagwanji for saving from disaster to people
Answered by Motu, 25 Sep 07:51 pm

 
  
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Experts say that for good rains during topical storms, several factors need to come together . Surface sea temperature, direction of the winds, moisture content, whether the system moves over land or sea, timing and location, and good convection are some of the factors. "All these have to work in tandem for rains. It's almost like it's nature's conspiracy if it has to rain," said Professor K K Kelkar, retired director general of India Meteorological Department.

After Nilam reached northern Sri Lanka, it was close to the land. "For a cyclone to give good rains, it has to pick up moisture from the sea. When it is close to land, there is not much opportunity to do so," said Kelkar. That's one of the reasons why Chennai did not get much rain on Wednesday though the winds touched 60kmph in the city.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 03 Nov '12 02:41 pm

 
  
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