Chennai rain updates | Red alert issued for Chennai and its suburbs: Met department

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 obtained 41% extra rainfall throughout this era.

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

Here are the newest updates:

10:26 am

Chennai Metro Rail companies proceed as per schedule

Chennai Metro Rail companies proceed with none disruptions. Trains can be found each 10 minutes.

10:13 am

Chennai Corporation opens aid centres

Chennai Corporation has opened 169 aid centres for flooded areas. Corporation helpline registered 64 complaints pertaining to inundation in residential areas.

For flood associated grievances you’ll be able to contact Greater Chennai Corporation at 04425619206, 04425619207 and 04425619208. You may also get in contact by Whatsapp at +91 944547205

10:02 am

Heaviest 24-hour rainfall since 2015 floods in Chennai

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

Nungambakkam has obtained 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 town has obtained 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 will probably 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 residing in low mendacity areas to vacate their properties.


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 informed to alert residents in Kundrathur, Thirumudivakkam, and Thiruneermalai.

The Hindu Net Desk , 2021-11-07 10:17:27

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