Overnight rains lashed Chennai, its neighboring districts and other regions of Tamil Nadu and the rain continued on Tuesday as well, causing flooding in parts of the state capital and nearby areas.
Various sections in and around the Anna Salai Artery, the congested localities of northern Chennai, including parts of Pulianthope and the hidden neighborhoods in the southern parts of the city and the suburbs, witnessed flooding, resulting in traffic congestion. traffic and slow moving vehicles.
In Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Chengelpet, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur and Tiruvarur districts, a school holiday has been declared. Light to moderate rains are expected to continue in the coastal and Cauvery Delta regions of the state. Greater Chennai Corporation authorities inspected various areas and said there was no stagnation of rainwater in localities like KK Nagar-Rajamannar Salai and underground like Ganesapuram in view of preparatory measures and stormwater drainage work.
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