Tamil Nadu: Waterlogging in Chennai due to heavy rains, dam overflows, life disrupted
According to IMD’s forecast, there is a possibility of heavy rains in Chennai even today.
The dam in Coimbatore overflowed due to incessant heavy rains.
Apart from Chennai, the situation of waterlogging in many cities.
Chennai. Due to moderate to heavy rains at many places in Tamil Nadu, there has been heavy water-logging in many areas of the capital Chennai. Due to this, the common life has become busy. Due to heavy rains, water has been filled in many places and dam overflow has been seen. A flood alert has been sounded in Theni, Dindigul, Madurai, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts of Tamil Nadu. The dam official said that 4,230 cubic feet of additional water was released from the Vaigai dam in Theni. Whereas according to the forecast of IMD, there is a possibility of heavy rains in Chennai even today.
Incessant heavy rains in Tamil Nadu led to overflow of dams in Coimbatore and water-logging in several cities apart from Chennai. Several parts of Tamil Nadu have been receiving heavy rains for the past two weeks and the IMD has predicted more rains in the coming days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over the entire Tamil Nadu state on November 13. The Meteorological Department has also warned fishermen not to venture into South Andhra Pradesh-North Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coasts and adjoining seas. Whereas on November 13-14, there is a possibility of heavy rain at isolated places in Kerala and Mahe.
Heavy rain alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh, schools and colleges will remain closed
Lakshadweep, Maldives-Comorin area, 40-45 km around Kerala coast and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea. 55 kms from There is a possibility of winds blowing at the speed of per hour. Significantly, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a red alert for Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur districts in Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in the Union Territory of Puducherry. This was done due to the holding of a low pressure weather system over the Bay of Bengal. There was a possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places along with extremely heavy rainfall at many places in these districts.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 13, 2022, 09:27 IST