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Chennai gets Orange alert once again!

Friday, November 26, 2021 • Tamil Comments

Tamil Nadu is set to witness heavy rains once again. thunderstorms with heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, and Tenkasi districts on November 26. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated places over Thoothukudi, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Theni, Madurai, Pudukkottai and Puducherry. Thunderstorms with moderate rain are likely to occur at most places over the rest of Tamil Nadu and Karaikal. Parts of Andhra Pradesh are also likely to witness heavy rains again over the next five days, the IMD said on Thursday, November 26.

Educational institutions like Schools were declared holiday in many districts including Chennai. Eighteen districts have declared holidays for both schools and colleges, which include Chennai, Kanniyakumari, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Perambalur, Tiruchirappalli, Theni, Dindigul, Ariyalur, Virudhunagar, Pudukkottai, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Tenkasi, Viluppuram and Tiruvarur. Seven districts have declared only a school holiday, which includes Tiruvallur, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Kallakurichi, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, and Tiruvannamalai.

Weather man Pradeep posted some photos on his twitter account and wrote, " Chennai to Cuddalore belt rains to pickup with clouds waiting to move in, and as we go into night to morning the intensity will increase. Kanyakumari heavy rains will stop after an hour or so."

On Thursday, November 25, heavy rain lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu, including the Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram districts. Visuals showed the Thiruchendur temple complex in Thoothukudi completely flooded due to the heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange warning for Chennai on November 26 and 27.

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