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Rain to continue for next 3 hours in Chennai, other TN districts

The Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) predicted the spell is likely to continue for the next three hours, for the city and several districts of Tamil Nadu.

CHENNAI: Chennaiites woke up to overcast skies and several parts of the city experienced moderate rainfall in the wee hours on Sunday after cyclonic storm weakened into a well-marked low pressure area is prevailing over north interior Tamil Nadu.

The Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) predicted the spell is likely to continue for the next three hours, for the city and several districts of Tamil Nadu.

Visual from Chennai
Expect rains to continue today, tomorrow in TN, says RMC

The depression (remnant of the cyclonic storm Mandous) over north Tamil Nadu moved nearly west-southwestwards weakened further and lay as a well-marked low pressure area over north interior Tamil Nadu and neighbourhood on Saturday.

It is very likely to move nearly west-southwestwards and weaken gradually further.

Under its influence, moderate rain is likely to occur over Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Ranipettai and Villupuram districts of Tamil Nadu for the next few hours.

At least six districts - Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are expected to get light to moderate rain.

According to RMC rainfall data (December 10 8.30 am - December 11 5.30 am) Chennai Nungambakkam received 9.4 mm, Meenambakkam 6.5 mm, Dharmapuri 11 mm, Ranipet 15 mm, Vellore 36 mm, Yercaud 43 mm, and Udhagamandalam 22 mm rainfall.

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