The deceased B Saran, 21, of Periya Street, Chitteri, was going towards the Arakkonam railway station in the morning.
Pallavaram, Chromepet, Kundrathur, Chitlapakkam, Medavakkam, Madambakkam and Tambaram among other areas in the suburbs were the worst affected by Sunday's rain.
A senior corporation official said 72 water bodies have been fully restored and the remaining will be completed by the end of this month.
As expected, Tamil Nadu missed predicted extreme rainfall spells, under the influence of the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal due the western disturbance.
Back-to-back low pressure areas forming in Bay of Bengal ahead of festival, says IMD
The weathermen have sounded a red alert in five districts on Tuesday warning of heavy to extremely heavy rainfall and orange alert in eight districts warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall.
The Northeast Monsoon has set in over Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.
IMD maintains a network of Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) and Automatic Rain Gauge (ARG) stations across the State to measure rainfall on a real-time basis.
With southwest monsoon having withdrawn from the entire country, northeast monsoon set in over the state and other southern states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on Wednesday.
The key departments of the Tamil Nadu government are gearing up to face the ensuing northeast monsoon just a month away.
The rains provided the much-needed respite for the people of Chennai, who were reeling under sizzling heat during the last few days.
With the northeast monsoon remaining active over the state, the Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains for the next two days.