CHENNAI: Sharp showers ongoing to lash several parts of the state, like Chennai, ensuing in water-logging in numerous places and forcing closure of schools in the city even as the climate place of work forecast far more rains.
Authorities declared a getaway for faculties these days in Chennai, which witnessed large downpour in the morning, following spells of rain yesterday.
Several reduced-lying areas and streets ended up inundated and office-goers had a challenging time reaching their location.
Traffic in some elements, like the active Velachery region, moved at a sluggish speed adhering to inundation.
In a lot of areas, motorists and pedestrians were observed carefully negotiating potholes on the streets, numerous of which experienced been destroyed owing to the monsoon fury.
The weather office said a low force region would form in the southeast Bay of Bengal throughout the subsequent 24 hrs commencing 0830 hrs, warning of more rain in different components of the point out.
“Average to fairly hefty rain would happen at many locations in excess of all the districts of Coastal Tamil Nadu and Puduchery,” it mentioned.
Rain also ongoing to lash a lot of other components of the point out including Tiruchirappalli, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur and Tiruvarur.
A report from Erode explained vegetable wholesale traders and retail dealers ended up impacted as they could not transportation the produce from villages to city locations.
Inspite of the rain, instructional establishments remained open in Erode district and mothers and fathers ended up observed escorting their children in h2o-logged places.