A downpour in Chennai on Tuesday triggered extreme water logging within the metropolis’s low-lying neighbourhoods, arterial roads and prompted authorities to open sluice gates of the Chembarambakkam and Purple Hills reservoirs to launch surplus water.
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The regional meteorological centre stated reasonable to heavy rainfall will proceed within the metropolis and adjoining districts of Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Ranipet till Wednesday. Intermittent rain was then forecast till January 10.
Unbiased climate watcher Pradeep John stated Tamil Nadu has acquired 22mm rainfall to date this month which implies it has crossed the conventional for January–18mm–in simply 4 days.