CHENNAI: After intermittent mild rain in the last two days, heavy rain lashed the city on Wednesday evening.
In a span of two hours, the city received 2.6cm rain in the core areas while the suburbs received 1.6cm rain with strong winds.The intensity of the rain was high as the roads were flooded.
There was brief heavy rain in different parts of the city and the suburbs on Tuesday.
More rain could be expected on Thursday because of convective cloud and high temperature during the day, he said.
This pattern may continue for a couple of days, said an official.The evening rain and wind affected commuters as they faced slow traffic and congestion on most of the arterial roads.
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