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Few places of Chennai received heavy Rainfall

Few places of Chennai received heavy Rainfall
Few places of Chennai received heavy Rainfall

Accordingly in what came as a pleasant relief for a parched city, Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall on Sunday evening. Meanwhile at a time when the city is faced with a crippling water crisis, the convective rains came accompanied by thunder and lightning in many parts of the city. 

Few places of Chennai received heavy Rainfall

According to a report the city received around one cm of rain in the core areas owing to the fact that the spell was brief and intense at the same time. Apparently rains lashed Nungambakkam, T Nagar, Guindy, Ambattur, Anna Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Adyar as well as parts of North Chennai. Accordingly a statement from the Meteorology Department said on Sunday night, predicting the weather for the city over the next 48 hours the rains may well continue over the next two days. "The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy. Moderate rain is likely to occur in some areas during evening or night. Maximum and Minimum temperatures are likely to be around 37 and 26 deg Celsius respectively.

Presently the city is reeling under 44% deficit rainfall. While the city is normally supposed to have received 117.2 mm of rainfall between June 1 and July 15, it has only received 65.5 mm of rainfall. Previously on Friday, the first train carrying water from Jolarpet in Vellore district finally arrived in Tamilnadu's capital.

Few places of Chennai received heavy Rainfall
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