Chennai suffers with inundation and water logging in several parts on Thursday

  • | Thursday | 29th October, 2020

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had also predicted a ‘generally cloudy sky with heavy rain’ in the city on Thursday.

Several parts if Chennai witnessed inundation and water logging on Thursday due to continuous heavy rainfall in the region.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had also predicted a ‘generally cloudy sky with heavy rain’ in the city on Thursday.

The rains came after the northeast monsoon, a phenomenon which brings rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, parts of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala during October to December, began. The southwest monsoon withdrew from the entire country on Wednesday, 13 days after its normal date of retreat. The weather bureau said that a cyclonic circulation lies over southwest Bay of Bengal, off north Tamil Nadu coast in lower and mid tropospheric levels.

“Under its influence, scattered rainfall with moderate thunderstorm and lightning (is) very likely over Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during the next five days with isolated heavy rainfall over south Tamil Nadu during the next two days and over south Kerala during the next 24 hours,” IMD has said.



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