There are good rains prevailing in Tamil Nadu after the advent of North East Monsoon. There were heavy rains in coastal district and non coastal districts.A trough of low pressure over Southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean near Maldives area has brought heavy rains in Tamil Nadu.
S.R.Ramanan, director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, said weather models indicate heavy rains in places such as Ramanathapuram, Nilgiris and Tirupur on Tuesday as well. Many places in the State will experience moderate to heavy rainfall up to 12 cm under the influence of the weather system. On Monday evening, few places like Kalavai in Vellore district received a heavy rainfall of 9 cm. The rain gauges in some locations like Virinjipuram near Vellore and Yercaud recorded 2 cm of rainfall and Manaparai received 1 cm of rains.