Due to the heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, schools and colleges in some districts have been declared closed today.
Record: November 26, 2021 05:27
Change: November 26, 2021 06:04
The northeast monsoon started in Tamil Nadu on the 25th of last month. It is followed by occasional barometric lows and heavy rains.
The Center for Meteorology had warned that the prevailing atmospheric mantle could turn into a depression, causing heavy rains in the southern districts. But the circulation of the atmospheric overlay did not become part of the barometric depression. However, heavy rains lashed the southern districts yesterday.
It has been raining continuously for the last 2 days in Thoothukudi district. Heavy rains lashed the entire district yesterday morning. Holidays were announced for schools from 11 a.m. and colleges in the afternoon due to heavy rain.
Similarly, heavy rain fell in Nellai district. In Tenkasi district, it rained in various parts of the state including Red Fort, Tenkasi, Alangulam and Pavoorchatram. Heavy rains lashed Dindigul district at 3 pm yesterday. It continued to rain well into the night. Heavy rain started in Theni at 3.30 pm yesterday. This heavy rain lasted for 1 hour. It continued to rain heavily till night. Similarly, it rained in many parts of the district including Bodi, Uthamapalayam, Kambam, Kudalur and Chinnamanur yesterday evening.
Pudukkottai district has been receiving heavy rains since morning. Heavy rain fell over the afternoon. Pudukkottai district has been issued a red alert.
Schools and colleges in the southern districts have been closed due to continuous rains and a red alert in some districts.
Accordingly Nellai, Tuticorin, Tenkasi, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Ariyalur, Virudhunagar, Dindigul, Tanjore, Theni, Nagai and Mayiladuthurai districts. For school, colleges Holidays are over.
Also in Trichy, Madurai, Ramanathapuram, Thiruvarur and Sivagangai districts To schools Only the holidays are left.
Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Tenkasi districts will receive thundershowers at one or two places today (Friday) due to the prevailing atmospheric circulation in the southern Bay of Bengal. Heavy rain in some places and moderate rain in most parts of other districts.
Tomorrow (Saturday) in Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts there will be heavy to very heavy rain with thundershowers at one or two places. The Met Office has forecast moderate rains in some places.