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Schools Closed In Chennai, 6 Other Tamil Nadu Districts Tomorrow For Rain


Schools Closed In Chennai, 6 Other Tamil Nadu Districts Tomorrow For Rain

Floods in Tamil Nadu have led to waterlogging and flooding in a number of areas until now.

Chennai:

Schools and faculties in seven districts of Tamil Nadu, together with Tirunelveli in state capital Chennai, will likely be closed tomorrow in anticipation of heavy rains. The India Meteorological Division forecasts “very heavy” rainfall in Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts tomorrow and “heavy” rainfall in Ramanathapuram and Thoothukudi.

Many districts within the state obtained a respite from rains as we speak amid a “very heavy” rain forecast. Chennai acquired solely as much as 6.5 mm of rain until 5:30 pm, Kanniyakumari 4 mm, Nagapattinam 17 mm, Thoothukudi 0.5 mm, Thiruchendur 11 mm, and Kodaikanal 15 mm.

Nonetheless, Cuddalore acquired 7 cm and Puducherry 6.6 cm of rain. 

A pink alert for heavy rainfall was issued for 5 districts of the state by the climate division two days in the past, following which colleges and faculties have been closed in 22 districts after a number of areas have been flooded.

Incessant rains have battered the state and brought on widespread injury to crops, buildings, and roads. It has additionally led to waterlogging and flooding in a number of areas until now.

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Officers are bracing for waterlogging, extreme crop damages, uprooting of bushes, injury to cattle, and a rise in water ranges within the rivers and lakes following the heavy rainfall warning.

Crops unfold over greater than 50,000 hectares have been battered by heavy rain in Tamil Nadu until now which acquired 68 per cent greater than the common downpour this monsoon season.

Greater than 2,300 properties have been broken because of the heavy rain which has been pounding the state since October. Two-thirds of the state obtained flooded because the rain peaked with two successive spells within the second week of November.

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