Saturday, July 25, 2015

Overcast at Kasimedu Fishing Harbour and Cloud Iridescence

The weather for last few days has been pleasant in Chennai during the evening with rain clouds overcast the sky and seldom showering here and there to lighter downpour. The days are hotter than usual to become a natural geyser to produce hot water but as it enter the evening the weather dramatically turn into gloomy and cool.  The situation was similar when I cross Marina beach a day back (in evening) with a plan to drive up to Kasimedu fishing harbor for a chance as we mostly turn back with Marina.

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The sun was shining bright when we moved out of home but on the way we saw gray clouds climbing up the sky from the west against the setting sun and for a moment on the beach road we come to cease across a colorful sky (cloud iridescence) showing up above the clouds. As we cross Parry's corner it becomes darker and windy and when we enter the fishing harbor it was about 6 pm and the concrete pier was empty unlike my previous visit on a Sunday last year. There was police standing at the entrance of the harbour but they didn’t pay attention to us as we drive inside.

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We drive partially into the breakwater and stood there sometime almost watching the clouded sky and feeling the fresh breeze and whisper of silent waves of sea. The harbour wasn’t busy that time and some fishermen were working on their nets at a corner and being 6 in evening we didn’t take risk of driving all the way till the end of breakwater to be warned by someone. Later the cop come in jeep indicated us to move away and we left the harbor to wish to come back some other day in a day time.

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(All the photos were captured using S4 mini smart phone - 8 megapixel)

12 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

lovely shore scenes but i love the first cloud photo! beautiful!

Pooja Mittal said...

such beautiful picas
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L. D. said...

The stormy clouds are great to see. I like all the sky photos and the water and sky are so wonderful to see.

Sandhya said...

I am not able to believe that all the pictures were taken by a mobile. Superb.

I have never visited this side of Chennai even after living here for many many years. Paris corner was the last area, I had visited.

The sea looks beautiful here!

Sherlyn Lobo said...

Beautiful shots of those majestic clouds!

Uppal said...

Lucky to visit the seashore so easily and getting the hefty bonus of these lovely pictures of setting sun in the grey skies!

Destination Infinity said...

I have not been to Kasimedu beach/harbor, need to go there sometime. I guess there is some police patrol in that area. Good pics, btw.

Destination Infinity

Rajesh said...

Wonderful views of the sky.

Chandra Eswaran said...

Oh wow! I didn't know such beautiful places existed in Madras.
Thanks for the tour of the Kasimedu beach, Jeevan.
Your third and first photos are remarkable - well done!
Have a Great Week!
Peace :)

EG CameraGirl said...

Nothing beats the beauty of sky and water, Jeevan!

ladyfi said...

Fabulous shots.

Twilight Man said...

Your photos looked tranquil and lovely. The contracts of dark shades and bright skies made your photos looked classic and professional.