Tamil Nadu Rains: IMD issues red alert for Chennai, neighboring districts

Tamil Nadu Rains: IMD issues red alert for Chennai, neighboring districts

Heavy rains in Chennai over the last several days have paralyzed the capital of Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu government has declared a school holiday in Chennai today, apart from other rain-affected districts such as Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpet.

New Delhi: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed four teams in Tamil Nadu after the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) warned of heavy rains in Tamil Nadu due to a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal.

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Heavy rains in Chennai over the last several days have paralyzed the capital of Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu government has declared a school holiday in Chennai today, apart from other rain-affected districts such as Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpet.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Stalin on Sunday and assured cooperation from the Center in relief and rescue work in the light of rains in Tamil Nadu.

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Dark clouds engulf Tamil Nadu

Dark clouds covered over Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu this morning. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the weather in Coimbatore is likely to be generally cloudy with heavy rains today.

Waterlogging in some parts of Chennai, normal life affected after heavy rains

Normal life has been affected due to waterlogging in some parts of Chennai after heavy rains caused a flood like situation throughout Tamil Nadu.

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The IMD said on Monday that heavy rains are likely to in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu from November 9-11 due to the northeast monsoon.

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first published:Nov. 8, 2021, 10:11 a.m.

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