The IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal from Friday to November 29. According to the information, there is every possibility of extremely heavy rains in North Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu received a total of 405 mm of rain from October 1 to November 11, which is more than 56 per cent.
A total of five people and 152 animals have died in Tamil Nadu due to the torrential rains during the last 24 hours. Many towns were also destroyed due to heavy rains in the state. Not only this, the connectivity of many villages was also lost with each other. Tamil Nadu Revenue and Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran said that two people died in Tiruvannamalai and one each in Ariyalur, Dindigul and Sivaganga districts. 681 huts and 120 houses have also been damaged due to incessant rains.
Since November 1, 172 people have died in the five southern peninsular states. Whereas in Tamil Nadu alone, 68 people have lost their lives in rain-related incidents so far. After this, 48 people have died in Kerala, 44 in Andhra Pradesh and 12 in Karnataka. Telangana is also in the grip of heavy rains. However, no one died in rain-related incidents here in November.
Average rainfall in 37 districts is 39.34 mm.
Ramachandran said Thoothukudi 118.82 mm, Tirunelveli 80.08 mm, Nagapattinam 76.40 mm, Virudhunagar 69.48 mm, Perambalur 67.64 mm, Sivaganga 65.26 mm, Dindigul 63.24 mm, Madurai 60.52 mm and Kanyakumari 46.41 mm, Ramachandran said. done. He said that 37 districts have received an average of 39.34 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. He said that two teams of National Disaster Response Force have been deployed in Chengalpet and one team in Kancheepuram for rescue and relief operations.
According to the minister, a total of 9,903 people have been accommodated in 109 relief centers in Chengalpet, Dindigul, Kancheepuram, Perambalur, Pudukkottai, Ranipet, Tirupattur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore and Thoothukudi. At the same time, 620 people have been accommodated in five centers in Chennai. Ramachandran said that 59 areas in Chennai are completely submerged and corporation employees are making proper efforts to extract water through high powered motor pumps.
Tamil Nadu will receive heavy rains till November 29
Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department on Friday issued a red alert in the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram, Karikkal, Nagapattinam, Pudukkottai, Mayiladuthurai and Puducherry. The IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal from Friday to November 29. According to the information, there is every possibility of extremely heavy rains in North Tamil Nadu.
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