CHENNAI: As many as 77 lakes in Chengalpattu district have reached their full capacity due to continuous rains. The main lakes of the district, including Manamathi lake and Taiyur lake, are already full.
The Public Works Department officials are constantly monitoring the lakes to prevent them from breaching due to the increasing water inflow.
Heavy rains have been pounding the State as the Northeast monsoon has intensified in Tamil Nadu. Moderate to heavy rain is falling in various districts, including Chennai, Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu, for the next few days.