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Chennai rains: City to receive rains for next few days

The resultant rainfall is expected to boost groundwater levels in Chennai.

By: Express Web Desk | Chennai | Published: November 24, 2019 9:16:01 am
Chennai rains, Chennai rainfall, Tamil Nadu rains Parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai are expected to receive heavy rainfall from Monday. Express Photo: Srinivas K

The wet spell in Chennai is likely to continue for the next few days as more rainfall is expected, the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) said.

The RMC said that Chennai, districts in coastal Tamil Nadu and parts of neighbouring Puducherry will receive moderate to heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms from Monday due to an easterly trough in Tamil Nadu. Districts in southern Tamil Nadu are expected to receive more rainfall than the northern region of the State.

A heavy rainfall warning has been issued to the districts of Ramanathapuram, Kanyakumari, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli from Monday.

WATCH | Parts of city to receive rainfall

Chennai received widespread showers since Saturday morning, with waterlogging being reported in parts of the city. The RMC had recorded 5 cm of rainfall at Sholinganallur, 4 cm at Anna University and 1 cm at the Director General of Police (DGP) office in Chennai on Saturday.

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