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Chennai, Tamil Nadu Rains October 23 Highlights: Intensity of rain in TN to lessen over next two days, says RMC

Catch the latest news in Tamil Nadu and Chennai as we bring you live updates on Northeast monsoon in Chennai and Tamil Nadu and red alert in four districts of the State.

Light rain likely in Chennai today as Tamil Nadu braces for onset of Northeast monsoon

With Chennai lying in a rain-shadow area, the arrival of the Northeast monsoon spells good news for the city which has been reeling under an acute drinking water crisis since summer.


Chennai rains: Govt identifies 4400 vulnerable areas as city braces for northeast monsoon

After facing acute water shortage in the summer, the northeast monsoon from October to December is expected to help the city quench its thirst by replenishing groundwater levels and water bodies across Chennai.

Chennai: City records 104 mm rainfall, heaviest since November 2017

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Nungambakkam recorded 104 mm of rain on Thursday.

Chennai to receive rainfall for next two days

The RMC has also forecast light to heavy rainfall across 10 districts in the state, including parts of Krishnagiri, Vellore and Thiruvannamalai, and neighbouring Puducherry, over the next 48 hours.

Chennai weather: City to receive rainfall over next 24 hours

The Regional Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts in Tamil Nadu over the next 24 hours.


Chennai rains had minimal impact on groundwater table: Weather body

The light rainfall received in Chennai has helped the groundwater in the city percolate very little over the last one month.

Heavy rainfall likely in Chennai, Puducherry over next 24 hours

Chennai weather: The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) predicted that most of the districts in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will receive light to moderate rainfall.

A world without water

Chennai is parched. So is Tamil Nadu. Women of already water-stressed districts like Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram have to walk several kilometres daily to fetch water. The walks offer no assurance of the availability of water.

How long will rain last in Chennai? This 'Tamil Nadu Weatherman' has the answer

TamilNadu Weatherman has a following of around 2,69,000 people on Twitter, which is roughly five times that of Skymetweather with 51,800 followers. IMD has even lesser number of followers — 23,100. 

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Chennai receives heaviest rainfall in a decade, city plunged in despair

Heavy rains that sank Chennai city in 24 hours was the highest rainfall in the last 10 years.