After a six year gap, Chennai sees intense showers in 24-hrs
Millennium Post Delhi|November 08, 2021
Rainfall continued till Sunday, turning out to be one of the heaviest in recent years

CHENNAI: After a hiatus of six years, heavy to very heavy overnight rains pounded Chennai and its suburbs, leading to water-logging everywhere, with the deluge entering houses in low-lying areas on Sunday and the sluice gates of three reservoirs here being opened to release surplus water.

Since the start of the Northeast monsoon in October, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry regions have experienced about 43 per cent excess rainfall, a weather official said.

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