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Pondicherry Under Red Alert As Heavy Rains Lash City

Heavy rainfall sends Pondicherry & Tamil Nadu under alert

A two-day holiday has been announced by Chief Minister N Rangasamy for all the educational institutions in Pondicherry. Besides, the Indian meteorological department(IMD) has predicted that there is a great possibility of an increase in the rainfall in the regions of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry as there is an enhancement of rainfall activity over southern peninsular India during 11th – 13th November as stated by the IMD via tweet. The waterlogging is severe in the region of Pondicherry, meanwhile, a holiday has been declared in the Thiruvalluvar, Sivaganga, Madurai, Kancheepuram, and Dindigul districts of Tamil Nadu. As stated by all the tweets and reports till now the weather predictions imply a drastic downpour from the bay of Bengal coming towards the coastal regions

As said by the IMD, there is going to be an intense depression by Saturday. The next three days are going to be covered with heavy to heavy rain in these areas. “Puducherry and surrounding areas have been receiving widespread heavy rains since last night due to the low-pressure area,” – said the  Meteorological Department. The streets are flooded and it’s getting hard to transport. The next three days are rainfall terror alarms and people of the region are worried that how bad is it going to be? 

It is stated that the direction of heavy rainfall is northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu. The fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas as the forecast is denoting bad conditioning in the weather these days. 

The isolated with extremely heavy rain areas are most likely to be Nilgiris, Dindigul, and Theni districts, while heavy to very heavy rain is likely over Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Tirupattur, Vellore, Ranipet, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Cuddalore, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur districts, Puducherry and Karaikal. The rainfall might continue till 14 November.

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