chennai rains: Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu; faculties in Chennai, 5 different districts shut

Following a forecast of heavy rains from the meteorological division, the Tamil Nadu faculty schooling division has declared a vacation for faculties and schools in Chennai and 5 different districts on Friday and Saturday.

Holidays have been declared for academic establishments in Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Vellore, and Ranipet districts after the IMD forecast of heavy rains. A crimson alert has been issued by the climate division for Ranipet, Tiruvallur, and Kancheepuram districts for November 11. A Crimson alert was issued in Dindigul, Theni, and The Nilgiris districts on November 12.

Heavy to very heavy rains and intensely heavy rains are possible in some locations in these districts on November 11 and 12.

A number of elements of Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpet have been receiving heavy rains beneath the affect of the low-pressure space within the Bay of Bengal off the Sri Lanka coast.

The rainfall exercise led to waterlogging in some locations within the metropolis.

Rainfall was reported in Ramanathapuram, Cuddalore, Villupuram and several other coastal areas of the state too.

Chennai metropolis and surrounding areas are anticipated to obtain thunderstorms and lighting together with heavy to very heavy rains within the subsequent 48 hours. An orange alert has been issued for the town within the subsequent 48 hours.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) in its bulletin stated the low stress space over Southwest Bay of Bengal off Sri Lanka coast persists and that it’s prone to turn into extra marked throughout subsequent 24 hours. It is rather prone to transfer northwestwards in direction of Tamilnadu-Puducherry coasts until the morning of November 12. The IMD forecast heavy to very heavy rain over a number of elements of the state for the following three days.

In the meantime, neighbouring Puducherry has been pounded by heavy rains since Thursday night time. The Territorial authorities declared a vacation for all faculties and schools in Puducherry and Karaikal areas on Friday and Saturday because of the heavy showers.

(With inputs from businesses)

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