Chennai Weather News Live Updates: Cyclone Mandous lies 620 kms southeast of city; IMD issues Yellow alert – The Indian Express

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Chennai Weather Live Updates: Heavy rain has been predicted for Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Cuddalore, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Mayiladuthurai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam on December 8. (File)

Chennai Weather News Live Updates Today (December 8): Cyclone Mandous (pronounced Man-Dous) lies 530 km southeast of Karaikal and 630 kms away from Chennai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Thursday. Under its influence, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely in Chennai and other districts in Tamil Nadu over the next two days.

The storm is likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the coasts of north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh, between Puducherry and Sriharikota, around midnight on December 9 with a wind speed of 65-75 kmph. As a result, light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at a few places in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal until December 11.

As per a bulletin, heavy to very rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur and Pudukkotai on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is likely to occur over Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Tiruchirapalli, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed in the state and Puducherry. While six teams are deployed in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai and Chennai districts, three are deployed in the Union Territory with two in Puducherry and one in Karaikal.

Chennai Weather News Live Updates: Yellow alert issued for 13 districts in Tamil Nadu on December 8 and 9 due to Cyclone Mandous; Follow for all live updates from Chennai, Tamil Nadu