Nilgiris district has been experiencing incessant rains for the last couple of days and excess water is flowing into Pilloor dam.
As far as Chennai is concerned, the Met office said the sky could be cloudy with possibility of light rains for the next two days
Rains caused by cyclonic storm Tauktae has helped increase water level in various dams in the district.
Heavy rainfall warning has also been issued for Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni, Dindigul, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Tirupattur districts.
This relief amount would be credited directly to the bank accounts of the farmers.
The unexpected severe rains had submerged over 118 residential colonies and the waters flooded the houses in multiple areas in Thoothukudi corporation.
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 per the final estimates, a total of 3,26,819 acres cultivated by 1.18 lakh farmers has been insured. Around 2.9 lakh acres were insured last year.
Vimala, deputy director of Horticulture Department said fungal disease was spotted in Thuraiyur and Uppuliyapuram following the recent rains.
The constant downpours, flow of water downstream and obstructions in draining have contributed to the inundation.
At Chennur in Gudur mandal, a truck overturned due to damaged roads. Luckily, the driver escaped with minor injuries.
Rainfall began to shower with a drizzling initially across the district since Friday evening and continued to shower moderately until 8 am on Saturday.
Official sources said between 8 am on Thursday and 8:30 am on Friday, the Cuddalore district had received an average rainfall of 177.42 mm.
According to the forecast issued by the India Meteorological Department at 8.30 am, the cyclonic storm Burevi would emerge into the Gulf of Mannar in the next three hours.
Taking in to consideration the Meteorological Report of weakening of Cyclone Burevi into Deep Depression & further into Well Marked Low Pressure Area, airport airfield has been opened.