Meteorological Department has given information. A cyclonic storm can reach the Tamil Nadu coast today. In view of the storm, a red alert issued in 9 districts of the state.
Cyclone may come due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu
Heavy rains have disrupted normal life in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. So far 12 people have died in rain-related incidents in the state. Instead of improving the condition of the state is getting worse. Meteorological Department has given information. A cyclonic storm can reach the Tamil Nadu coast today. In view of the storm, a red alert issued in 9 districts of the state.
An official of the Meteorological Department said. It is raining heavily in Tamil Nadu. It intensified after eight o’clock in the night. especially in the northern regions.” It is likely to cross north Tamil Nadu and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts between Karaikal and Sriharikota, close to the north of Puducherry.
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It started raining again in the capital Chennai and surrounding areas
After slowing down in the capital Chennai and surrounding areas, the rainy season has started again. The Meteorological Department said that the cyclonic storm is likely to pass through the coast of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh this evening. Due to this, rain is expected over a wide area of Tamil Nadu for the next three to four days.
50 percent more rain than normal in Tamil Nadu
Let us inform that due to the northeast monsoon, Tamil Nadu has received 50 percent more rain than normal since October 1. Out of 90 major reservoirs, water in 53 reservoirs has reached 76 percent storage level. Tamil Nadu and Puducherry recorded 38 cm of rain during this period. Which is 51 percent more than the normal level of 25 centimeters.
16 killed in heavy rain in Sri Lanka
In addition, at least 16 people have died in floods and landslides in India’s neighboring country Sri Lanka after more than a week of heavy rains. Disaster Management Center said. More than 5,000 people displaced from their homes, mostly in relatives’ homes and relief centers. Most of the deaths were due to drowning and lightning. At least one person is reported missing. The months of October and November are usually the northeast monsoon season in Sri Lanka. However, this year most parts of the country have recorded above normal rainfall.