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Heavy rains back in Chennai, schools to remain shut on Monday

Heavy rains back in Chennai, schools to remain shut on Monday

Therefore, it is anticipated that one or two moderate spells of rain are likely over many parts of Chennai today.

Owing to the heavy rain on Sunday night and early Monday morning, schools in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur will remain closed on Monday.

"The IMD has forecast heavy rainfall in Chennai throughout the day".

Summary: Chennai and its neighbouring districts will receive rain which may, at times, be heavy till Tuesday evening.

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a report on its forecast that a heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur in the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu as low pressure has originated in the Bay of Bengal.




He also said that monsoon has just started here and will last till December. With the cyclonic system's movement, the rainfall in Chennai and other districts will gradually decrease, he said. Chennai, however, has recorded excess rainfall, receiving 68cm against the normal of 41cm.

While rainfall continues to lash Tamil Nadu, several areas in the state are facing waterlogging problems, exposing administration's preparedness to deal with the problems.As per sources, interior areas in the states have been badly hit by incessant rains and creating trouble for the people.

Since 8.30am on Sunday, Chennai's Nungambakkam observatory has recorded 6.6cm of rain in the last 21 hours. According to data released by Chennai corporation, 550 complaints have been received through emergency telephone numbers and WhatsApp in two days.

The first spell of NE monsoon rains, which began on October 30, lashed the metropolis for almost a week and led to the rise in residents' woes. Works are underway to remove inundation at 95 spots.


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