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Updated December 18th, 2023 at 20:07 IST

Totally Viral/ WATCH | Tamil Nadu: Scary visuals emerge from several districts as IMD red alert to continue

According to IMD Chennai, specific districts in Tamil Nadu are expected to experience intense rainfall, with potential implications for local communities.

Isha Bhandari
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Tamil Nadu rains: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a forecast predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the next 2-3 days. 

According to IMD Chennai, specific districts in Tamil Nadu are expected to experience intense rainfall, with potential implications for local communities.

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In particular, Toothukudi, Ramanathapuram, Pudukkottai, and Sivaganga districts are likely to witness heavy to very heavy rain at one or two places. Other areas, including Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Madurai, Mayiladuthurai, Tenkasi, Virudhunagar districts, and Karaikal, are expected to experience heavy rainfall.

Red alert in Tamil Nadu 

The aftermath of severe rainfall on Sunday has already led to flood-like situations and water-logging in several districts of south Tamil Nadu. 

A red alert has been issued by the IMD for selected districts, and this alert is expected to continue until Tuesday.

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The impact of heavy downpour in southern Tamil Nadu is evident, with forty lakes in the Kovilpatti area reaching their full capacity on Monday. 

Rivers and lakes around Kovilpatti are overflowing, prompting authorities to use sandbags and JCB machines in areas like Koosalipatti and Inam Maniyachi to control the water flow.

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Scary visuals emerge from Tamil Nadu 

As a result of these alarming conditions, scary visuals are emerging from the affected districts, highlighting the urgency for residents and authorities to take precautionary measures and ensure the safety of the affected communities.

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Published December 18th, 2023 at 19:52 IST

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