Chennai sources made a statement that Bringing huge respite for shriveled Chennai, rains lashed several parts of the city here on Saturday. Meanwhile this comes on the same day as the Tamilnadu government, resorting to prayers in the face of acute water scarcity, conducted special 'Yajna' at Patteeswarar temple in Perur.
Furthermore State water supply minister S P Velumani was also present during the special prayers. Reportedly a similar event was reported from Madurai earlier in June, where unique prayers were offered to rain gods.
Reports added that Tamilnadu has been reeling under acute water stress for the past several months as Chennai's Porur Lake, one of the main sources of water has reached its lowest level. Moreover, scorching heat and delayed monsoon have further exacerbated the situation. The rain had chilled many places and the commuters ran here and there to escape from the rain and few enjoyed it.