In Chennai, the sky condition is likely to be partly cloudy. Maximum and minimum temperature will be around 30 degrees Celsius and 23 degree Celsius respectively.
As it poured in the city, the children watched as their tent collapsed again and again, leaving them running for cover with their families.
From Monday evening to Tuesday noon, both Nungambakkam and Meenambakkam weather stations in Chennai have recorded rainfall in excess of 10 cm
Thiru-vi-ka Nagar zone saw the highest increase in groundwater table (2.66m). While groundwater was available at a depth of 5.22m in October, it now can be found at a depth of 2.56m.
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Under the influence of the system, light to moderate rainfall or thundershower is likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal till December 3.
The gates of both the reservoirs have been opened after five years, owing to heavy rainfall brought by cyclone Nivar to Tamil Nadu and neighboring districts in Andhra Pradesh.
"Ganesh was inebriated when we arrived and was adamant that he won't vacate the house. He had a pet cat that he didn't want to leave behind," said constable Elango
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Cyclone Nivar, which hit the Tamil Nadu coast as a 'very severe cyclonic storm' in the early hours of Thursday, has brought heavy rains over the state, especially in its northern parts.
...desilting work had been completed on time; officials confirm that nearly 15 per cent of the lake has been eaten away by silt
The slow-moving storm is likely to cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast 30 km north of Puducherry at around 2 am on Thursday.
Although several of them tried to purchase raincoats in Cuddalore town, most shops were shut due to the cyclone.
Tamil Nadu Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Sevoor S Ramachandran and district collector Sandeep Nanduri inspected the arrangements at relief centres.
The slow-moving storm is expected to make the landfall post Wednesday midnight. It has weakened and gained intensity on multiple occasions throughout the day.
S Damodaran, a resident of Madipakkam who lives near Erikkarrai, said the roads that were recently laid were all inundated.