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Red alert issued in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rain showers

A high alert was given and schools and universities were closed as substantial downpours beat a few regions of Tamil Nadu on Thursday morning.

The alarm was given in 16 areas, including Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Chennai, and Tiruvallur, just as the Union Territory of Puducherry.

An occasion has been pronounced for schools and universities in more than 19 regions across the state. Weighty to exceptionally substantial precipitation is probably going to happen at Perambalur, Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Tirupattur, Vellore and Ranipet, as per the Indian Metrological Department (IMD).

According to IMD’s most recent announcement, the low-pressure region over southeast and bordering southwest Bay of Bengal had transformed into an all around stamped low-pressure region over southwest and abutting west-focal Bay of Bengal, off the banks of north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh with the related cyclonic flow broadening upto 5.8 km above mean ocean level.

It is probably going to heighten into a downturn in the following 12 hours, the met office cautioned.

As per the Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) in Chennai, Kundhalam (Tiruppur locale) recorded a most extreme precipitation of 20 cm, trailed by Dharapuram (Tiruppur area) with 13 cm, and (Thanjavur region), Tiruppur Collectorate Camp office (Tiruppur region), Pandhalur (Nilgris region) with 12 cm each.

In Chennai, downpour kept on lashing the city and the rural regions. Tambaram, Mylapore, Velachery, Ambattur, Saidapet, Chromepet, Royapetta, Parrys, Ekaathuthangal, Kotturpuram, Adyar Marina have been getting substantial showers.

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