Several areas in Chennai saw waterlogging and squally winds uprooting trees in Chennai and in the nearby Chengalpattu district. The rainfall triggered by the Cyclone has caused severe Waterlogging in low-lying areas. Roads in the MMDA Colony in Chennai’s Arumbakkam were seen waterlogged.

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A video showed a large tree uprooted in Egmore, causing several damage to a petrol bunk nearby. Heavy rains lashed Chennai and its neighbouring districts in Tamil Nadu, leaving several areas inundated. Morning office-goers had a hard time braving the downpour amid traffic snarls in some parts of the city. In other news, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday informed the Madras High Court that different measures, including gender-neutral restrooms for school students, are being taken for the welfare of the LGBTQIA+ community members.


The city will witness maximum and minimum temperatures of around ˚C and ˚C . For the next day, Chennai will continue to witness thunderstorms and lightning with a cloudy sky. Atleast four people were killed in rain-related incidents in the state, a top state official said on Saturday, reported Reuters. Heavy rain and strong winds hit several districts that led to damaging property and power outages. Atleast 185 houses and huts were affected, said Tamil Nadu’s chief minister, MK Stalin. As many as 25,000 people, including disaster relief personnel, were involved in the relief work, and more than 9,000 people were moved to safety in 201 relief camps, Stalin said. “We are still assessing damages”, he told reporters, as he visited some of the affected areas.

The weather department said that the cyclonic circulation is likely to be more prominent in the next 48 hours and likely to move northwestwards bringing in heavy to very heavy rains. According to IMD, Tamil Nadu has received 237.7 mm of rainfall since October 1 and is in deficit while Chennai district received 459.4 mm during the same period with a 13 per cent increase in rains. On December 9, Cyclone Mandous, which emerged from the Bay of Bengal, had made its landfall in Mamallapuram, 30 km from Chennai. This resulted in heavy rainfall and squally winds in parts of coastal Tamil Nadu. The cyclone crossed the coast between Puducherry and Sriharikota at around 1.30 am on December 10, before weakening into a deep depression. After facing heavy rainfall on Sunday, several areas in Karnataka’s Bengaluru city remained inundated, disrupting normal lives as people struggle.

O Paneerselvam will be attending the swearing in ceremony of Gujarat chief minister today in Gandhi Nagar. However, Edappadi K Palaniswami is giving the event a miss. He conveyed his wishes to Bhupendra Patel in a letter and stated other important events as a reason for not attending the event. In line with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities , the event called ‘Sports 4 All,’ saw most of the participants trying out sports for the very first time in their life. India and Sri Lanka on Monday resumed flight services between Chennai and Jaffna, three years after the island nation discontinued the services due to the Covid pandemic. The first flight on resumption of services landed this morning at the Jaffna International Airport, Upul Dharmadasa the Chairman of the Airport and Aviation Services told reporters. On Monday morning, there was water stagnation on many roads in Tambaram in the southern part of Chennai and due to this the traffic was affected here.

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Many ghats of Kashi are submerged in water due to floods. Cyclonic storm Mandous, which crossed the coast at Mamallapuram near here, has weakened into a deep depression but the weather systemimpacted the city and its neighbourhoods, uprooting a number of trees. Via video-conferencing, the chief minister also unveiled a bust of the poet and released a souveneir brought out by the state Information Department on the occasion of Bharathi’s birth anniversary. Heavy rains continued to batter Chennai and neighbouring areas since early morning on Monday, troubling motorists and other members of the public. Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds in Anna Nagar caused a tree to crash down on a car.

An alert CRPF personnel at the airport in Chennai foiled an alleged suicide attempt by a student from Jammu and Kashmir, said police on Monday. Renowned weather expert Pradeep John has provided some much-needed relief for the residents of Chennai. A cyclonic formation is prevailing over the southwest Bay of Bengal and the adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal. Software exporters running a big portion of their technology development and delivery from Chennai kept critical resources in their offices on Tuesday. IIT-Madras students may lose out on good offers to other IITs in the country as Chennai continues to be in the grip of torrential rains. The NDRF is rushing about 600 personnel and over 40 inflatable boats to be deployed in relief and rescue operations in rain-battered Chennai.

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