The Chennai residents must be careful as there would be heavy rains in the city. The TN weatherman Mr. Pradeep John. He added that it was just the beginning and soon there would be very heavy rains in the coming days too. The low pressure developed has now strengthened from yesterday onwards.
Today, the low pressure is present along the coast of Sri Lanka in the southwest Bay of Bengal. As a result of this, the rains have intensified in the TN state now.
Currently, in the districts like Chennai, Chengalpet, Villupuram, Vellore, Thirupathur, Thiruvannamalai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Ranipet Cuddalore, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Trichy. Kallakurichi, Thnjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagai and Mayiladuthrai etc have been getting very heavy to heavy rains. Now, the low pressure is formed over southwest Bay of Bengal and is located near the east coast of Srilanka. This low pressure would move from east to west and later would reach north. This would bring rains in the northern parts of TN. Delta districts in Tn would also get rains due to this reason.
The rain that lashed was just the beginning only and there would be heavy rains in the coastal districts in TN.Today, Chennai would receive rains throughout the day with gaps in between. The low pressure would move towards the Arabian Sea on 13th November. As a result, today and tomorrow coastal districts in TN will get heavy rains. This is termed as bonus rains and usually the bonus rains would fall in the coastal districts.
It must be noted that interior districts in TN including Dindigul, Tirunelveli etc would receive heavy rains. Till 13th November, rains will be there in Chennai and from 14th November rains might reduce a bit. Today, in Chennai, there are chances of heavy to very heavy rains.
There are possibilities of rains of 200 to 300ml in 3days in Chennai and in some localities even 400ml to 500ml of rains might be there. The TN weatherman made it very clear that today there would be chances of heavy to very heavy rains and the public must be very careful. On 12th and 14th there would be rains in Coonoor and Kodaikanal etc.