Heavy downpour continues to torment the people of Tamil Nadu as schools and colleges in the districts of Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kanchipuram will remain closed. The respective district collectors have already issued the circulars with respect to the wake-up call of the Meteorological department forecasting heavy showers in coming days.
The heavy rainfall is expected to continue for another three more days. Ponneri in Tiruvallur district has recorded the highest rainfall in past 24 hours. In Chennai, Nungambakkam area has observed a high rainfall and next to it, stands Meenambakkam.
This Northeast Monsoon has brought a number of rain-related woes as most of the inmates have to face waterlogging inside their homes and streets. 6 People have lost their lives due to this heavy rainfall in Chennai alone. Two schoolgirls, Bhavana(10) and Yuvashree (8') stepped on an electric wire and lost their lives.
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