Updated June 6th, 2024 at 00:00 IST

Heavy Rain Lashes Chennai, Thunderstorm to Persist For Next 2 Days

After a brief spell of rains in the Northern Suburbs of Chennai, a heavy rainfall on Wednesday lashed parts of the city in the evening.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall | Image:PTI/ Representational
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Chennai: After a brief spell of rains in the Northern Suburbs of Chennai, a heavy rainfall on Wednesday lashed parts of the city in the evening leaving the roads in the city submerged in water. The heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms brought much needed respite to the people of the city from scorching heat. According to the weather forecast agency, the thunderstorm activity is likely to continue for two more days, although the rainfall intensity may be subdued.

According to the weather forecast agency’s officials, the Meenambakkam weather station recorded 6 cm of rainfall, while Nungambakkam received just over 3 cm.

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Several places in and around the city recorded light to moderate rains bringing down the temperature to below normal levels.

The regional meteorological centre said the sky conditions will be partly cloudy. Light to moderate rain with thunderstorms and lightning is likely to occur in some areas. Maximum temperature is likely to be around 36-37 degrees and minimum temperature is likely to be 26-27 degree Celsius.

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The forecast says, on Thursday, heavy rain is likely in Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Dindigul and Theni districts, Nilgiris,Erode, Krishnagiri, Tirupattur, Dharmapuri, Salem, Namakkal, Karur and Trichy districts.

In the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am on Wednesday, Nedungal in Krishnagiri received the highest rainfall of 13 cm.
 

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Published June 6th, 2024 at 00:00 IST