3 die in TN; IMD warns of heavy rainfall today
Hindustan Times|November 28, 2021
Three more people died on Saturday in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu, taking the toll to eight since November 25, as monsoon rains continued to batter several regions of the state, with the India Meteorological Department predicting heavy to very heavy downpour in several districts till Sunday.
Divya Chandrababu

While Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin inspected flood-affected localities in Chennai, minister for disaster and revenue KKSSR Ramachandran said 11,239 people have been evacuated from low-lying areas and accommodated in relief centres across the state. National Disaster Response Force units have been deployed in Chengelpet and Kancheepuram districts.

Addressing a press conference in Chennai, Ramachandran said Ariyalur, Tirunelveli and Tirupur were worst-hit districts.

On Saturday, Chennai recorded 2.5 cm of rainfall till 5.30pm, with several localities, continue to witness waterlogging and authorities cutting power supply at a few places as a precaution. Three subways and a few roads were closed due to inundation, a civic official said.

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