Chennai: Tamil Nadu Weatherman Pradeep John has said that Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur areas should be vigilant from tonight till tomorrow morning.
Due to atmospheric circulation and low pressure, it has been raining widely across Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu for the last few days.
Due to this, schools and colleges in many districts are being declared holiday by their respective district administrations.
5 more mm. It’s raining .. If it rains, it can break the November 2015 record .. Weatherman!
The rain had subsided
It was at this point that various private meteorologists, including Weatherman Pradeep John, predicted that the rains would subside in and around Chennai by November 29th. Accordingly, the sky was overcast in Chennai from this morning. The sun is starting to hit that lie.
Warning to Chennai
But Tamil Nadu Weatherman issued another important warning on Twitter today. As he says, be very careful from tonight until tomorrow morning. Due to the puff effect, it is likely to rain in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu. This rain will fall when the wind drags the clouds.
100 mm of rain
Sometimes rain like this can give surprises. We have seen before that even 50 to 100 millimeters of rain is pouring in, as the opposite side will attract clouds when a low pressure area forms in the Arabian Sea. This was stated by Tamil Nadu Weatherman Pradeep John.
That is, the essence of his post is to be careful from tonight until early morning as there is a possibility of heavy rain in Chennai and its surrounding districts along the Bay of Bengal, even if there is low pressure in the Arabian Sea. Earlier, he had posted on Twitter this morning that a spell of rain was likely to hit areas like Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu. He said the rain would subside after that. But in a later Twitter post, he warned of a surprising amount of rain. This is seen as important. So it is important for people to be safe from rain and related problems. The information revealed through his post is that he cannot show complacency.
Tonight to morning we need to be careful, as we can see the pull effect rains are happening with winds converging right over Chennai, Kancheepurm, Tiruvallur and Chengalpet. These rains can some times surprise use, we have seen in the past when a low forming in arabian sea, the clouds it can pull from other side can be persistent and dump 50-100 mm, says Tamil Nadu Weatherman Pradeep John.
Story first published: Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 10:53 [IST]