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Heavy rain expected in Tamil Nadu, schools and colleges ordered to be closed, orange alert issued

Tamil Nadu Weather: The effect of North-East Monsoon is being seen in Tamil Nadu. The rain that started here on Monday is not taking its name to stop. This cycle continues on Tuesday, 1 November 2022 as well. Due to this, the state capital and its adjoining areas have been flooded. Tamil Nadu administration has ordered closure of schools and colleges in 8 districts due to heavy rains.

The districts where schools and colleges have been ordered to be closed include Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai, Chennai, Chengalpattu Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Thanjavur. Along with this, the Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert here. There is a possibility of lightning along with heavy rain here. Traffic has also been disrupted at many places in Chennai due to waterlogging. The Meteorological Department says that the north-east monsoon rains will continue in Tamil Nadu till November 4.

The effect of rain will be seen in neighboring states

The rain of Tamil Nadu will also affect the surrounding states, so light to heavy rain alert is also going on in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana. Due to rain, the temperature will definitely drop, due to which the cold will increase. There is a possibility of rain in the Northeast as well. So at the same time, the Meteorological Department has said that between November 6 and 7 two western disturbances are becoming active in the country.

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Preparations in full swing in Chennai

Authorities of the ‘Greater Chennai Corporation’ inspected several areas and said that areas like KK Nagar-Rajamannar Salai and by-ways like Ganeshapuram did not receive rain water due to preparatory preparations and drainage system. The authorities have installed flood surveillance cameras in areas prone to flooding. In view of the Chennai Metro Rail Phase-II project, blockades have been put in many parts of the roads. People are already facing the problem of traffic blockage due to such basic initiatives. In such a situation, rain and waterlogging have increased this problem further.

Also read: Rain, snowfall and cold… Triple attack is going to happen in hilly states, know how the weather will be in the rest of the country?

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