3 Deaths After Heavy Rain In Tamil Nadu, Parts Of Chennai Waterlogged

0
100
NDTV News

Chennai rains: Waterlogging has led to site visitors congestion, inflicting hardship for commuters.

Chennai:

A pink alert has been issued for 4 Tamil Nadu districts in view of heavy rainfall within the state. Three folks died in rain-related electrocutions in Tamil Nadu in the present day after unprecedented torrential rains battered the state, state minister for income and catastrophe administration Ok. Ok. S. S. R. Ramachandran mentioned. Chennai, Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, and Chengalepattu are the districts the place a pink alert, which signifies heavy to extraordinarily heavy rains of over 20 cm in 24 hours, has been issued. 

As much as 20 cm of rains have flooded the capital metropolis Chennai as a cyclonic circulation alongside the coasts triggered heavy rainfall. Waterlogging has led to site visitors congestion, inflicting hardship for commuters who had been unprepared for extreme rainfall. 

Bhnumathi, an HR intern, was caught at her workplace for greater than two hours. “No buses had been coming, and cabs confirmed 4 instances the worth, Rs 800 to succeed in my residence,” she advised NDTV. 

#WATCH | Tamil Nadu: Heavy rainfall causes site visitors jam at Chennai’s Mount Street

Chennai metro says it has introduced to increase service timing by an hour until 12 midnight to allow passengers to succeed in their houses safely pic.twitter.com/1AJCWQ8lSy

— ANI (@ANI) December 30, 2021

Chennai metro rail has prolonged providers by one hour tonight to assist stranded commuters. The final metro would go away by 12 am. 

4 subways within the metropolis have been shut. “Greater than 145 large pumps are working to pump waters out,” Company Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi mentioned in a press release. 

The climate division has forecast heavy rains tonight and reasonable rainfall tomorrow. 

“Very heavy rainfall noticed over Chennai & neighbourhood and rainfall exercise prone to proceed over the area throughout subsequent 06 hours. 

Rainfall recorded from 0830-1945 IST of in the present day (in mm). 
Chennai (MRC Nagar) – 198
Nungambakkam – 160,” the India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned in a tweet at 8:55 pm.

Very heavy rainfall noticed over Chennai & neighbourhood and rainfall exercise prone to proceed over the area throughout subsequent 06 hours.

Rainfall recorded from 0830-1945 IST of in the present day (in mm).
Chennai (MRC Nagar) – 198
Nungambakkam – [email protected]@airnewsalerts

— India Meteorological Division (@Indiametdept) December 30, 2021

The climate division has up to date the numbers until 8:30 pm:

Nungambakkam -177.2 mm
Chennai Airport – 131.3 mm
MRC Nagar –  208 mm
ACS Medical Faculty (Kancheepuram) – 150 mm

Remoted heavy to very rainfall exercise is prone to proceed over north coastal Tamil Nadu and adjoining areas of south coastal Andhra Pradesh in the course of the subsequent three days and reduce thereafter, the IMD mentioned.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here