The IMD had on Friday issued a heavy rain warning to isolated places in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry on Friday. They have also stated that few areas might witness light rain. Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 36 and 27 deg Celsius respectively for the next 24 hours.
The Northern districts of Tamil Nadu - Chennai, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Pondicherry have been witnessing heavy rains since Thursday night.
The Regional Meteorological Centre has also stated that Chennai, Vellore, Salem, Pondicherry, Coimbatore, Kodaikanal will receive heavy rain from late evening to midnight; Thoothukudi, Kanyakumari, pamban, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore will remain generally cloudy with light rain.