Chennai will witness rains for the next two days while north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will see heavy rainfall in one of two places for the next three days.

Rains Holiday for schools and colleges in Chennai district on Thursday
news Rains Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 21:22

Chennai District Collector Shanmugha Sundaram has announced holiday for schools and colleges in Chennai district On Thursday (November 22) following prediction of heavy rains in the district. Holiday has been declared for educational institutions in Kancheepuram district too.

Chennai will witness rains for the next two days while north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will see heavy rainfall in one of two places for the next three days, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted. Tamil Nadu will also witness moderate rainfall in many places.

Speaking to TNM, IMD Chennai Director Balachandran said, “It is still a well-marked low-pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal. It is not going to become a depression.” The Met Department has issued a warning to fishermen to not venture out into the sea. A wind warning has also been issued, with squally winds touching 60kmph along Tamil Nadu and south Andhra coasts.

Weather blogger Pradeep John wrote on Facebook, "Rains and winds in southern suburbs like ECR, Siruseri regions and southern suburbs will see good spell, while core city gets steady rains and we can expect some increase in intensity at night / morning. The pattern of steady rains to continue in Chennai till tomorrow noon."

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