Chennai News Live Updates: Two persons killed in rain-related incidents in Chennai – The Indian Express

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Commuters walk during rain due to northeast monsoon rainfall, in Chennai (PTI)

Chennai News Live Updates, Chennai Weather Live Updates, November 2, 2022: Two persons killed in rain-related incidents in Chennai. While a man was electrocuted here last night, a woman died after portions of a residential building collapsed in the city’s northern area of Pulianthope. A cow died of electrocuted in the suburb. Water entered houses in low-lying areas in some parts of north Chennai.

Heavy rain lashed Chennai and several other districts in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, inundating low-lying areas and leading to traffic snarls in the city. With a forecast of heavy rain over districts like Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram, holidays have been declared in some districts.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an Orange alert for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on Tuesday. The northeast monsoon hit the state on October 29. The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai has forecast heavy rainfall in Chennai till November 2 and heavy to very heavy rainfall in adjoining districts like Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu in the next few days.

Some areas in Chennai and its adjoining districts, including Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Ranipet, Chengalpattu, Vellore, Tirupattur, Tiruvannamalai and the delta districts of Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga, are likely to receive very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, said S Balachandran, head, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai. Addressing the media Tuesday, Balachandran said in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and the areas around the Gulf of Mannar, the wind speed may reach up to 40-50 kmph in the next two days and hence, fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea in these areas.

In other news, the three youths, including two brothers, who were seen in the CCTV footage with Jamesha Mubeen — hours before he was killed when his car, loaded with two gas cylinders, exploded near a temple in Coimbatore on October 23 — had voluntarily appeared before a senior Intelligence officer of the Tamil Nadu Police a few hours after the blast. And the person who informed the officer that they were at Mubeen’s house the previous night was the mother of the two brothers, Firoz Ismail (27) and Nawas (26). The third person, Muhammed Riyaz (27), is their neighbour.

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