Chennai Rains: Chief Minister Review The Flood Situation In The StateThangaraja Palaniappan (Author) Published Date : Nov 11, 2021 14:50 IST
Chief Minister Stalin telephoned ministers and district, special monitoring officers, to make fast actions on flood relief efforts. Chennai and its surrounding districts have been receiving continuous rains for the past few days.
The Chennai Meteorological Department has forecast strong winds of 40 to 45 kmph in Chennai till this evening. It also advised the public to avoid going out for the unnecessary purpose.
The Government of Tamil Nadu and the Corporation of Chennai have been working continuously to drain the rainwater. However, the impact of the continuous rains has made it clear that the state machinery could not compensate for the speed of nature. In this situation, the Chennai Meteorological Center has issued a new warning to the people of Chennai.
The low-pressure area, which was about 480 km southeast of Chennai in the southwestern Bay of Bengal yesterday, is now about 170 km southeast of Chennai. It will move in a north-westerly direction and pass through Chennai in the southern Andhra Pradesh coast of Tamil Nadu this evening.
Due to this, strong winds will blow at a speed of 40 to 45 kmph in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Villupuram districts till this evening. Chennai, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur and Ranipet districts will receive heavy rains.