Weather News: IMD forecasts heavy downpours, dengue scare looms large over waterlogged areas in Chennai

Weather News: IMD forecasts heavy downpours, dengue scare looms large over waterlogged areas
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Weather News: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Gujarat state. Heavy rainfall over Konkan, Goa and Madhya Maharashtra.

Thunderstorm with lightning and squall is very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Also, lightning at isolated places over Rajasthan, West MP, Gujarat state, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Marathwada, Kerala and Mahe, Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Weather News: IMD Forecast for Tomorrow (December 2)

Heavy rainfall or snowfall is likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Heavy rainfall is also likely at isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, southeast Rajasthan, southwest Madhya Pradesh, north Madhya Maharashtra.

Thunderstorm with lightning and gusty winds is likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Heavy rains and waterlogging in Tamilnadu

The weather department also warned of thunderstorms with heavy to very heavy rains over north coastal Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal area.

Moreover, a thunderstorm with heavy rain is likely at a few places over Ariyalur, Perambalur, Kallakurichi, Salem, Dharmapuri. Besides Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Erode and Nilgiris districts of Tamilnadu are also likely to receive thunderstorms.

Besides, a thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at most places over the rest of Tamilnadu.

IMD

Furthermore, a person was washed away in Thuraiyur as the paddy fields got submerged and the tank at Keerambur village breached. This comes after incessant rains that lashed the Trichy district.

Rainwater also flooded the streets and houses in the village as the rainwater overflowed from the tank.

Mudslides have also occurred at several spots. CM Stalin met governor RN Ravi a day ago. The waterlogging and relief efforts were discussed in the state.

Nagapattinam and Cuddalore are the most affected districts due to heavy rains.

Owing to a higher inflow into the Poondi reservoir after the heavy rains, PWD authorities Sunday released surplus water from the reservoir.

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