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Water Logging After Heavy Rains In Chennai; More Expected In Parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Only three districts have been alerted for heavy rains on Friday in Kerala.

Chennai Likely To Receive Light To Moderate Rain
File photo of Chennai during monsoon. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: Heavy rains in Chennai on Thursday have resulted in waterlogging at T- Nagar in Chennai where water pumps were installed to remove stagnant water. The Met department in its latest bulletin said that thunderstorm with moderate rainfall has been predicted in several parts of the southern districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

The IMD has added a flash flood warning following the rainfall which was recorded at 250.8 mm in the last 6 hours and 314.0 mm in the last 24 hours over a few watersheds and neighborhood of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

The weather department in its warning said that Flash Flood could happen in areas such as Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Ariyalur, Kanchipuram, Villapuram districts of Tamilnadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

Only three districts have been alerted for heavy rains on Friday, a ‘Red’ alert for Tenkasi, Thoothukudi and Thirunelveli has been raised. An orange alert has been issued for adjoining areas like Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram and Kanyakumari.

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