Chennai, surrounding districts under grip of heat wave
| Wednesday | 12th June, 2019
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: While Southwest monsoon is bringing rainfall to Kanniyakumari and Coimbatore regions, Chennai and its neighbourhood are under the grip of a heat wave.
The regional meteorological centre (RMC) on Tuesday issued a heat wave warning for Tiruvallur, Chennai, Vellore, Kancheepuram, Tiruvannamalai and Cuddalore districts.
People have been advised to avoid direct sunlight between 11 am and 4 pm.
Nungambakkam recorded a maximum of 40.9 degree Celsius, which is 4.2 degrees above normal, while Meenambakkam registered 41.5 degrees Celsius, which is again 4.2 degrees above normal.
Nungambakkam recorded 31.4 degrees, 4-degree departure from normal, while Meenambakkam recorded 29.6 degrees, a departure of 2.3 degrees.
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