Heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places over north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on November 21 and 22.
Chief Minister M K Stalin told reporters in Chennai on Sunday he will visit Sirkazhi on Monday (November 14) to take stock of the situation.
In the last 24 hours (ending 8.30 am), on Thursday, a weather station at Sirkali in Mayiladuthurai recorded extremely heavy rainfall of 22 cm, which is the highest recorded in the state so far.
Red Hills in Tiruvallur recorded a whopping 13 cm of rainfall, the highest in the State in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am on Tuesday; Met department has forecast mdoerate rains for Wednesday.
According to the data from the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai received 31.6 mm of rain with the Nandanam recording highest of 38.5 mm as on 7.30 pm on Monday.
On July 16, the water-level in the dam reached its full capacity for the 42nd time in its 88-year-old history and a flood alert was given.
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) has forecasted heavy rainfall warning for 12 districts in the State till July 20.
With Southwest monsoon bringing heavy rain since the start of July, the dam is likely to reach the 45 feet mark in a couple of days.
The Nilgiris witnessed 263.5 mm of rainfall between July 10 and 14, which is 125 per cent more than the average and due to which, several houses were damaged and trees uprooted.
Maximum and minimum temperature will hover around 37 and 28 degrees Celsius respectively.
Heavy overnight rains lashed Chennai and its neighbourhoods on Tuesday, bringing respite to citizens from the scorching May temperatures.
The Tamil Nadu Regional Centre of the Indian Meteorological Department has predicted widespread rains across the state this week.
Relatives took the strenuous effort to trudge Kumari on a thooli -- a palanquin made with bamboo sticks and cloth -- for nearly six kilometres to reach the main road on Monday, where they found help.
The wall was fortifying a bungalow belonging to an affluent textile showroom owner who is a caste Hindu.
Palaniswami said new houses will be constructed for those who had lost their homes and government job provided to one person in the family of each of the deceased based on qualification.
The Indian Meteorological Department told media that there was no likelihood of a tsunami forming due to Cyclone Ockhi in the Bay of Bengal region, dispelling fake news alerts and rumours on WhatsApp.
Thousands of fishermen and their families in Kerala and Tamil Nadu are continuously holding mass protests, demanding for search operations to continue and for relief to be provided faster.
The State Disaster Management Authority has issued an alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Kottayam districts.
Puducherry continued to be lashed by heavy rains with government authorities declaring holiday for all schools in the region today.
Chennai received 36 cm of rains in the last three days, the AIADMK leader said, adding, the government acted "quickly" to ensure there was no water stagnation in the city.