Chennai rain updates | Heaviest 24-hour rainfall since 2015 floods in Chennai

The North east monsoon has been energetic over Tamil Nadu for the final fortnight and has been bringing in copious rains, with the federal government informing that the State has acquired 41% extra rainfall throughout this era.

A forecast has additionally been made for a low stress in the Bay of Bengal on November 9.

Here are the newest updates:

10:02 am

Heaviest 24-hour rainfall since 2015 floods in Chennai

The rains that lashed the town relentlessly since Saturday evening are prone to proceed as thunderstorms are on the predictions for Sunday as effectively.

Nungambakkam has acquired the utmost rainfall of 21.5 cm and Chennai airport 11.3 cm on the finish of a 24-hour interval at 8.30 a.m. on Sunday. Since the 2015 floods, this was the best quantity of rainfall that the town has acquired in a 24-hour interval, consultants mentioned.

As results of heavy rains, Tiruvallur Collectorate had introduced that 3,000 cubic ft per second was to be opened from Poondi reservoir at 9 a.m.; additionally 1,000 cubic ft per second of water shall be launched from Puzhal Lake at 11 a.m., and 500 cubic ft per second from Chembarambakkam Lake at 1.30 p.m. respectively. Warning has been issued for these dwelling in low mendacity areas to vacate their houses.

9:40 am

Flood alert issued in Chennai

Flood alert has been issued in Chennai as water stage went up in Chembarambakkam Lake. 500 cusecs of water is about to be launched at 1:30pm on Sunday, November 7. Authorities have been advised to alert residents in Kundrathur, Thirumudivakkam, and Thiruneermalai.

The Hindu Net Desk , 2021-11-07 09:48:57

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