Tamil Nadu Heavy rains: Holiday for schools in Chennai, Ranipet, Thiruvallur
2 November, 2022 | Pranay Lad
The state government decided to close schools in the districts of Chennai, Ranipet, and Thiruvallur today due to the flooding caused by overnight rain and the prediction for heavy rainfall.
For the next few days, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpattu, among other neighbouring districts, will see heavy to very heavy rainfall, according to the Regional Meteorological Department’s projection for Chennai through November 2. Due to the severe rainfall in the area, schools and institutions will continue to be closed in Chennai, Ranipet, and Thiruvallur. Schools will also continue to be closed in Vellore, Kanjipuram, Vilupuram, and Chengalpattu, according to the information supplied by the various district collectors.
Students at the Thirupathur School up until eighth grade will have a holiday, according to the Thirupathur District Collector.
Due to the intense overnight rain, people were observed wandering on flooded streets in numerous neighbourhoods in Chennai and its surroundings.
At the Chennai – Nungambakkam station, significant precipitation of 112.5mm was reported between 8:00 pm on November 1 to 4:00 am on November 2.
The Met forecast indicates that isolated areas of heavy rain are likely to occur over the Tamil Nadu districts of Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Pudukkottai, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Dindigul, Then
It is anticipated that Thursday will see scattered thunderstorms, mild to moderate rain, and lightning over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and the Karaikal region. There is a chance of isolated areas of heavy rain across the Tamil Nadu districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam,
On Friday, sporadic thunderstorms and lightning are anticipated throughout Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal, with mild to moderate rain forecast in several locations.
It is expected that isolated areas could see heavy rain over the following locations: Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Cuddalore, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai, Pudukkottai, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, The
The RMC in Chennai, which declared the beginning of the Northeast monsoon on October 29, has predicted thunderstorms with lightning until November 4.
Greater Chennai Corporation representatives have been updating followers on Twitter on waterlogging on the city’s roadways and subways.