Anna University has postponed all end semester examinations that were scheduled to begin from December 1 due to heavy rain forecast by the India Meteorological Department. The exam will now held from December 24 onwards.
As per reports, school education department director S Kannappan has already announced closure of schools on December 1 and 2 in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts and in Vanur and Marakanam taluks of Vilupuram district.
The cyclonic storm Nada is likely to continue to move west-northwestwards and intensify during the next 12 hours. It is expected to cross north Tamil Nadu coast between Vedaranyam and Chennai close to Cuddalore by early hours of December 2.
In 2015, Anna University and Pondicherry University have postponed examinations of all streams due to inclement weather. In fact, the Anna University has to cancel/ postponed the exams several times. They also postponed the 36th Convocation Day.