According to officials, Thoothukudi received 398.12 mm rain in November, which was 112 per cent more than the usual.
Tamil Nadu Rain Live News: Heavy rains continued to lash Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Sunday, leaving many areas flooded. Following Tiruvallur, Cheif Minister MK Stalin visited flood-hit areas in Kanchi and Chennai districts on Monday to inspect the rehabilitation work there.
Due to Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) prediction of heavy rainfall in parts of the state on Monday, 19 districts declared holiday for schools and colleges while six districts for schools alone.
For assistance, people may call the 24 x 7 toll free number 1070 (State-level control room in Chennai) or 1077, the number for control centres in districts., Residents in Greater Chennai Corporation areas may call 1913 to register complaints.
Tamil Nadu, Chennai Rains Live Updates Today: Rains continue in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; Chennai grapples with traffic diversions as roads, subways brim with rain water; Stalin inspects flood-hit areas, distributes relief materials. Follow the latest news and developments
Tamil Nadu, Chennai Rains Live Updates Today:
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin visiting flood-related areas. (Twitter/@CMOTamilNadu)
Monsoon rains continued to batter several regions of Tamil Nadu registering about 75 per cent showers above normal, while Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday inspected inundated areas here and monitored initiatives aimed at mitigation and relief. Following inspections amid showers, Stalin tweeted saying that in the past 200 years, “this is the fourth time Chennai recorded 1,000 MM (100 CM) rainfall in a single month.” He quoted experts.
In Chennai, 653 people have been housed in six relief centres and 825 packs of food were distributed to them, an official release said.
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