After heavy rains in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, a red alert has been declared in four districts of the state. Heavy rains led to heavy water logging on roads and subways in Chennai. Three people have died here on Thursday.
Rain Again Trouble
The rain on Thursday has once again created trouble for the residents of the city. The roads were flooded here, due to which the traffic was also disrupted. Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran said that three people also died due to electrocution in the water. Apart from Chennai, a red alert has been issued in Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and Chengalpattu due to rain. He appealed to the people that in the districts where a red alert has been issued,
Red Alert in These Districts of Tamil Nadu
Regarding the rain-related situation in Chennai, State Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran said, “A red alert has been declared in four districts. These include Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and Chenglepattu districts. Here, in view of these circumstances, the Chief Minister of the state MK Stalin visited the flood control room. The Chief Minister, who arrived at the Greater Chennai Corporation’s flood control room on Thursday, took stock of the flood situation in various parts of the city and the relief and rescue work being carried out in it.
3 People Died Due to Rain
State Minister KKSSR Ramachandran said that three people have died. These include two women and a boy. Three people died in rain-related electric shocks on Thursday following unprecedented torrential rains in Chennai, the minister said. Due to heavy water logging in the city, the traffic condition remained very bad on Thursday, while the common people had to face many other problems as well. It has told by the Greater Chennai Corporation that more than 145 pumps have used to remove the floodwater. Metro services also affected due to rain.
145 Pumps Installed to Remove Water
Most of the roads in the city were seen inundated due to the rain. 145 pumps have installed by the administration to extract water at different places.
198 Mm of Rain in Chennai
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Chennai recorded 198 mm of rain on Thursday. While Nungambakkam recorded 159.5 mm of rain. Meteorologists said that there is a possibility of rain along with thunderstorms in the next 48 hours in different districts of Tamil Nadu.
Meteorological Department Said this Thing
The Indian Meteorological Department said that there has been heavy rain in many areas during the afternoon. According to the department, Chennai’s MRC Nagar has recorded the highest rainfall of 17.65 cm. According to the department, it has rained up to 14.65 cm in Nungambakkam, 10 cm in Meenambakkam. The IMD said that heavy to very heavy rainfall activity is very likely to continue over the adjoining areas of North Coastal Tamil Nadu and South Coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next three days and reduce thereafter.