Weather News: Tamilnadu lashed by heavy rains, schools and colleges shut

Weather News: Tamilnadu lashed by heavy rains, schools and colleges shut
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Weather News: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely over Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Also, heavy rainfall is very likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Kerala and Mahe.

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and gusty winds is very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Lightning is likely over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Rayalaseema, Tamilnadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe.

Squally winds are very likely over the south Andaman Sea and neighbourhood. Squally winds are very likely over the southeast and the east-central Arabian Sea. Besides, squally winds are also likely along and off Kerala-Karnataka coasts.

Schools and colleges have also been shut in Virudhunagar, Dindigul and Theni districts on Monday due to rains.

Thunderstorms with moderate rain are likely over Chennai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Myladuthurai and Cuddalore districts of Tamilnadu Puducherry and Karaikal area within the next two to three hours. Besides, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Villupuram and Cuddalore are also likely to receive heavy rainfall.

Weather News: IMD Forecast for Tomorrow (November 30)

Heavy rainfall is very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds are very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Lightning at isolated places over Gujarat state, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Marathwada, Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Squally winds are very likely over the south Andaman Sea and adjoining the southeast Bay of Bengal.

A day ago, IMD has also issued a red alert (November 27) for the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengelpet, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam. Along with Pudukottai, Tuticorin, Ariyalur, Permbalur, Dindigul, Ranipettai, Tirupattur, Tiruvannamalai and Vellore.

Monsoon rains continue to lash several regions of Tamil Nadu. CM MK Stalin Saturday paid a visit to the inundated areas and monitored initiatives aimed at mitigation and relief efforts.

MK Stalin quoting experts tweeted, “in the past 200 years, this is the fourth time Chennai recorded 1,000 MM (100 CM) rainfall in a single month.”

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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