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Meteorological Department Red Alert for Tamil Nadu

Incessant rains in many areas of Tamil Nadu have disturbed normal life. 260 houses have been destroyed in Chennai itself. 160 relief and rescue camps have been set up to keep people safe. It is being told that after 2015, the northeast monsoon has wreaked havoc in Chennai.

Meteorological Department’s red alert for Tamil Nadu

So far 5 people have been confirmed dead due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu. The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in the state on Wednesday and Thursday. The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for the state. So far 538 huts have been destroyed in the state and 4 houses have been completely destroyed. Normal life remained paralyzed as heavy rains continued in various parts of the state. Due to the heavy rains, many reservoirs were flooded and many roads looked like overflowing rivers.

Flood warning in these areas

Traffic is affected in Chennai due to waterlogging on roads due to heavy rains. A flood warning has been issued in Sirukalathur, Kavanaugh, Kundrathur, Thiruvamudivakkam, Thiruniramalai areas. All the people have been alerted to be safe. The Fire and Rescue Department along with the employees of the Public Works Department has already deployed several teams to extract water in all the rain-affected areas. Also, NDRF teams have been kept on standby. The state revenue department is monitoring the water situation.

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Flood alert, school-college closed

In view of the warning of heavy rain in many districts by the Meteorological Department, NDRF teams have been kept ready, while due to heavy rains, the Education Department has announced a holiday for two days in the schools and colleges of the affected districts. At the same time, schools and colleges will remain closed for two days i.e. on November 8-9, in view of the worsening situation in Puducherry also.

The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a cyclone-like situation in Tamil Nadu by November 9. A red alert has been issued regarding rain and floods. At the same time, due to heavy rains, the government has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpet districts on November 8-9.

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