Heavy rain lashes Chennai; vacation for colleges

Heavy rain lashes Chennai; vacation for colleges

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After a break, rains are wait on in Chennai since Sunday evening. In step with the Meteorological Division, Nungambakkam recorded fifty two mm of rainfall at 11 p.m. on Sunday and Meenambakkam 18.2 mm.

Met officials talked about heavy rainfall is more likely to continue at isolated locations over north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

The Collectors of Chennai, Thiruvallur, and Kancheepuram declared vacation for colleges these days.

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The phenomenal rainfall led to waterlogging on roads, disrupted traffic and uncovered lacunae in civic infrastructure in numerous localities.

Quite a lot of town roads, including arterial stretches equivalent to Poonamalee Excessive Avenue, had been waterlogged. A couple of of the interior roads in localities, equivalent to Chintadirpet and Kilpauk, had been also heavily inundated after the fascinating showers.

Houses in Mettu Avenue, Puzhal, had been submerged in rain water on Monday. Resident claim the water draining from the nearby Chennai-Kolkata National Motorway floods their streets at some level of monsoon season.
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Sunday though started on a sedate level to with the skies remaining cloudy for most half of the day. It changed into as soon as in opposition to the evening that town started receiving intense rainfall.

Met officials talked about parts of interior and south Tamil Nadu could likely simply salvage isolated rainfall.

For the next Forty eight hours, the sky situation is more likely to be overcast. A couple of spells of rain or thundershowers are inclined to happen. The maximum and minimal temperature is more likely to be around 28 and 24 diploma Celsius respectively.


Chennai Corporation’s control room will characteristic within the midst of the north-east monsoon length. Or no longer it is helpline 1913 received three complaints on Sunday.

Residents are requested to name 044-2536 7823, 2538 4965, 2538 3694 for any rain-linked the wait on of the Corporation.

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