Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus News September 28, 29 Highlights: Ahead of the onset of the northeast monsoon in Tamil Nadu in October, parts of Chennai received heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms on Monday afternoon, bringing some respite from the heat in the city.
According to the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai, parts of the city are likely to receive lights showers and thunderstorms over the next 48 hours owing to a cyclonic circulation.
A few roads in the city reported water logging following the brief showers.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu recorded 5,589 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the state tally to 5,86,397. Among these, Chennai reported 1,283 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 1,64,744.
Tamil Nadu recorded 70 deaths on Monday, putting the state toll at 9,383. 64 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.