Chennai, Tamil Nadu Rains Live News: Heavy rain lashed many districts of Tamil Nadu today causing waterlogging in several areas. Due to bad weather, a Chennai-Thoothukudi flight was diverted to Trichy. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday predicted heavy rainfall across the state for the next five days. In its latest forecast, IMD predicted extremely heavy rainfall in Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, and Tenkasi districts till tomorrow evening.
Yesterday, the IMD said that a low pressure area was likely to form over southwest Bay of Bengal that will bring heavy rainfall in several parts of Tamil Nadu.
Chennai and its neighbouring districts, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur, will also experience rains in the coming days. Thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at many places over South Tamil Nadu districts. Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is likely to occur at many places over rest Coastal Tamil Nadu.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Wednesday held a meeting with the seven-member inter-ministerial Central team that visited rain-affected areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. In a tweet, Stalin said that the state government had asked for sanctioning of funds to take up relief work in the state.
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