Chennai Rain News Live Updates 30/11/23 : Heavy rain lashes Chennai, schools shut, SDRF team in position
extream rain reported in chennai and heavy to very heavy rainfall nighbouring district stuck normal life. yesterday metbeat weather early forecast tamil nadu coastal district to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall due to presence of deep depression in bay of bengal. As per the latest data by the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai, Avadi in Tiruvallur district recorded the highest rainfall of 19 cm in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning. Zone 6 Kolathur (Chennai district), Zone 6 TVK Nagar (Chennai district) and Ponneri (Chennai district) recorded 15 cm of rainfall each.
Chennai, neighbouring districts grapples with traffic jams, waterlogging
Several parts of Tamil Nadu, including the capital city of Chennai, were drenched with incessant rainfall on Wednesday evening, leading to the inundation of several low-lying areas, heavy traffic jams, and disruption to normal life. Chennai received heavy rains throughout the day on Wednesday, and the intensity of the showers increased in the evening, causing major traffic snarls across the city. Visuals showed long trails of vehicles in the Sholinganallur area, with people taking over an hour to cover some distance.
IMD issues moderate rain and thunderstorm warnings for 12 districts in Tamil Nadu for next three hours
IMD issues moderate rain and thunderstorm warnings for Chennai, Chengalpattu, Vellore, Pudukottai and 12 other districts in Tamil Nadu for the next three hours. The Kanchipuram District administration has announced to increase in the discharge of water from Chembarambakkam Lake from 2500 cusecs to 6000 cusecs from 8am. on Thursday. Due to continuous rainfall at night in the North Chennai area, the Perambur Loco Railway Station tunnel has accumulated with rainwater and is not accessible to the public.
As per the latest weather forecast, moderate thunderstorm and lightning with moderate rain is likely to occur for the next three hours at a few places over 16 districts (Chennai, Thiruvallur, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Tiruvannamalai, Ranipet, Vellore, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Pudukkotai, Ariyalur, Perambur, Sivagangai and Ramanathapuram). As waterlogging was reported in a few areas in Chennai city, Chief Minister M K Stalin has directed all bureaucrats, and other elected representatives to visit the rain-affected regions and provide immediate assistance to the public.
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin takes stock of situation at Chennai control room after heavy rainfall
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin visited Chennai Robbin Building – Corporation head office to review the arrangements at the Command Control Centre from where the rainfall situation in the state is being monitored. According to the IMD, the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam and Ramanathapuram, received the heaviest rainfall. The highest rainfall of 19 cm was recorded in Avadi in Tiruvallur district.
The heaviest rainfall was recorded in Avadi in Tiruvallur district, where 19 cm of rain fell. Other badly affected areas include Zone 06 D65 Kolathur (Chennai), Zone 06 T.V.K Nagar (Chennai), and Ponneri (Tiruvallur district), all of which received 15 cm of rain. Ambattur (Chennai), Zone 08 Malar Colony (Chennai), and Thalaignayer (Nagapattinam district) each received 14 cm of rain. Cholavaram (Tiruvallur district) and Zone 12 Alandhur (Chennai) recorded 13 cm of rain each.
Lake Chembarambakkam to release 6000 cusecs of water amid incessant rains
The Kanchipuram District administration has announced to increase the discharge of water from Chembarambakkam Lake from 2500 cusecs to 6000 cusecs from 8am on Thursday. With Tamil Nadu receiving continuous rainfall, the inflow of water is around 3000 cusecs and is bound to increase. The lake’s storage had increased to 22.53 feet as against the capacity of 24 feet. The lake has a water capacity of 3.645 TMC and currently has a water reserve of 3.195 TMC and while the inflow is 452 cubic feet of water, 163 cubic feet of water is flowing out.
NDRF on standby in Arakkonam town after cyclone warning issued by IMD
The National Disaster Response Force Team is on standby in Arakkonam town in view of the impending cyclone warning issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Schools in Chennai remain closed due to continuous heavy downpours. Several areas of the city face waterlogging due to incessant rainfall. According to the IMD, moderate thunderstorms and lightning with moderate rain are very likely at a few places over Thiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Viluppuram, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Slipper Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur districts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal area till 10:00 am Thursday morning.
Highest rainfall recorded (in millimetres) from 29th Nov morning to 30th Nov morning 8.30 am.
Avadi 190 mm
Kolathur 150 mm
TVK Nagar 150 mm
Ponneri 150 mm
Ambattur 140 mm
Alandhur 130 mm
Adyar 120 mm
Madhuravoyal 120 mm
Puzhal 120 mm
Red hills 120 mm
Kodambakkam 110 mm
Gummidipoondi 110 mm
Valsaravakkam 110 mm
Perambur 110 mm
Kathivakkam 110 mm
Teynampet 100 mm
Perungudi 100 mm
Meenambakkam 100 mm
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