Chennai News Live: Thunderstorm and heavy rain likely in parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal – The Indian Express

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Chennai: Commuters wade through a waterlogged area following heavy rain in Chennai, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. (PTI Photo)

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Live News: The Regional Meteorological Department (RMC) Chennai Saturday said that thunderstorm with heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupattur, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Kallakurichi, Namakkal, Karur, Dindigul, Salem, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni, Perambalur, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai, Virudhunagar and Thenkasi districts. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is also likely to occur at many places over rest Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal.

Tamil Nadu Friday recorded 812 new Covid-19 cases and 8 related fatalities. Three districts reported zero cases, according to a bulletin from the state government. Chennai, with 114 fresh cases, and Coimbatore, with 108, are the only districts that saw more than 100 cases. The state’s cumulative count currently stands at 27,13,216.

Meanwhile, a 65-year-old man, who runs a children’s home in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore district, has been arrested on charges of sexually harassing minor children, Aladi police said. The accused, identified as Jesudass Raja, also serves as the correspondent of a private school at Virudachalam in the district.

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