Parts of Tamil Nadu will witness heavy rainfall in the next few days over the Bay of Bengal. Chennai saw heavy rain leading to waterlogging in different parts of the city. Schools also remain closed due to the red alert issued by the weather department.
“Due to the cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal, a low-pressure zone has formed. It is likely to strengthen into a depression over Southwest and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal in the next 36 hours. It is likely to move northwestwards and reach the north Tamil Nadu coast by the early morning of November 11, 2021. Northeast monsoon has been activated in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal area and Kerala,” the local meteorological department in Chennai said.
Yesterday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in Cuddalore, Viluppuram, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Karaikal after continuous rain. Tamil Nadu government declared holidays on November 10 and 11 for nine districts after the weather department predicted heavy rains for the upcoming days.