Heavy rains hit Chennai; expected to continue for 2 more days

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Weather blogger Pradeep John says that the recorded rainfall is the highest in 24 hours in Chennai since November 2017

As the north east monsoons have arrived the Tamil Nadu state, parts of Chennai experience a heavy rainfall and waterlogging

According to India Meteorological department, parts of Chennai and neighbouring areas would receive heavy rainfall in next few hours.

According to data released by Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority, Mylapore crossed the 100 mm mark by recording a rainfall of 178 mm.  Purasawalkam and Ambattur recorded a rainfall of 94 mm and 90 mm respectively. Redhills recorded 128 mm

Weather blogger Pradeep John—famously called weatherman, said that the recorded rainfall is the highest in 24 hours in Chennai since November 2017. He said that Kancheepuram and  Thiruvallur will continue to receive rains for the next two days.


According to the the Regional Meteorological Department (RMD), mild to moderate rain is expected for the next 48 hours in the city. Cyclonic operations are likely to carry rain to the districts of Thirunelveli, Tenkasi and Virudhunagar.

Chennai and neighboring districts will have cloudy skies with moderate rains and thunderstorm, said the RMD, Chennai.

All the districts of Tamil Nadu have been given light to moderate rainfall warnings, while the districts of Virudhunagar, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli have been given heavy rainfall warnings.

Source: Indian Meteorological Department and ANI

Sruthi Kuruganti