TN to receive rains till November 6: IMD

Karaikkal and Puducherry will get heavy rains with thunderstorm in the next 24 hours.
Visuals at DMS on Tuesday
Visuals at DMS on TuesdayHemanathan Muthusamy

CHENNAI: Several districts in Tamil Nadu are being lashed with heavy rains in the wake of northeast monsoon. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday informed that rains would continue till November 6, as it was earlier speculated the weather would prevail till 4th.

Also, neighbouring regions Karaikkal and Puducherry will receive heavy rains accompanied with thunderstorms in the next 24 hours.

Chennai has been getting unprecendented showers in the last 24 hours. During this period, the highest amount of rainfall was recorded in Redhills at 13 cm, and Puzhal 12 cm. In Chennai, the rainfall recorded from October 1 - November 1 was 20 cm, against 28 cm of rainfall, which has decreased by 29 per cent, stated Dr S Balachandran, Deputy Director- General of Meteorology, Regional Meteorological Center (RMC).

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