Heavy Rains in Chennai Due to Depression, Concerns Over Flood

Heavy rains expected in north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during next 24 hours.

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A cyclone alert was issued for Tamil Nadu and the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday by the Indian Meteorological Department. The cyclone is likely to hit the said regions within the next 48 hours.

The warning stated, “ Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places with isolated extremely heavy falls over north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during next 24 hours.”

According to the regional meteorological centre, parts of north Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur, and south Andhra Pradesh may see about 25cm of rain on Wednesday.

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