ANI Photo | Tamil Nadu: NDRF on standby in Arakkonam town after cyclone warning issued by IMD

The National Disaster Response Force Team is on standby in Arakkonam town in view of the impending cyclone warning issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
tamil nadu ndrf on standby in arakkonam town after cyclone warning issued by imd – The News Mill
Schools in Chennai remain closed due to continuous heavy downpours. Several areas of the city face waterlogging due to incessant rainfall.
tamil nadu ndrf on standby in arakkonam town after cyclone warning issued by imd 1 – The News Mill
According to the IMD, moderate thunderstorms and lightning with moderate rain are very likely at a few places over Thiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Viluppuram, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Slipper Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur districts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal area till 10:00 am Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, several parts of Tamil Nadu, including the capital city of Chennai, were drenched with incessant rainfall on Wednesday evening, leading to the inundation of several low-lying areas, heavy traffic jams, and disruption to normal life.
tamil nadu ndrf on standby in arakkonam town after cyclone warning issued by imd 2 – The News Mill
Chennai received heavy rains throughout the day on Wednesday, and the intensity of the showers increased in the evening, causing major traffic snarls across the city.
Visuals showed long trails of vehicles in the Sholinganallur area, with people taking over an hour to cover some distance.
Severe waterlogging was witnessed in areas like Peerkankaranai and Perungalathur.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Chennai and its neighbouring districts on December 2 and 3, indicating the likelihood of heavy to very heavy rainfall

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