Heavy rains in chennai, downpour to be continued till evening.

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More rainfall expected to continue for next few hours.

First day of north east monsoon brings copious rains to Chennai. Thunder stroms and heavy downpour lasted throughout the night making many localities water logged and creating traffic jams and more showers are predicted till evening.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted, “As per latest observations, intense convective clouds present over Chennai and adjoining areas of Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram districts have the potential to cause heavy rainfall during the next three hrs (till 9 am).”

The continuous rain has resulted in water logging  in places like Mylapore, Mount road, Anna Nagar.

The Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority wrote on Twitter that Chennai and adjoining areas of Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram districts are likely to see heavy rainfall early in the day.

Tamil nadu weatherman pradeep john in one of his tweet has mentioned ”This is the highest 24 hrs rainfall in Chennai city since November 2017″

 

PEARSON LENEKAR