Chennai Rain Live Updates: Govt declares holiday for schools, colleges & offices; PM Modi dials CM Stalin

Chennai Rains Live Update
Image Source: PTI A view of Marina Beach following heavy rain in Chennai on Sunday.

Chennai Rain Live Updates: Chennai and nearby areas experienced intense rains in about 24 hours, leading to inundation of many areas on Sunday and opening of sluice gates of three city tanks to let out surplus water. Given that the start of the Northeast monsoon in October, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry regions have experienced about 43 per cent excess rainfall. Heavy to extremely heavy rains lashing the city in about 24 hr comes after about 6 years, while other areas of Tamil Nadu received moderate, and or moderate rainfall. The Meteorological department stated a cyclonic flow lay over north coastal Tamil Nadu, southeast of Bay of Bengal and a low pressure location is likely to form by November 9 and the company has actually forecast prevalent rainfall for a minimum of the next 3 days in the state. Districts like Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Tiruvarur, Villupuram, Erode, Karur, Cuddalore, Pudukottai, Perambalur got more than 60 per cent of normal rains during the season. The government stated vacation for schools and colleges in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet districts on November 8 and 9. Chief Minister MK Stalin has actually attracted personal companies to reveal a holiday or allow staff members to work from home.

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Published at Sun, 07 Nov 2021 22:32:27 -0600