WATCH: Dams Overflow, Cities Waterlogged As Heavy Rains Lash Tamil Nadu

WATCH: Dams Overflow, Cities Waterlogged As Heavy Rains Lash Tamil Nadu

A flood alert has been issued for Theni, Dindigul, Madurai, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts in Tamil Nadu after heavy rains lash these districts. 4,230 cubic feet of excess water was discharged from Vaigai Dam in Theni. Also, dams in Coimbatore overflow after heavy rainfall lashed the city.

Severe waterlogging due to heavy rains caused a flood-like situation in Sirkazhi municipality of the Mayiladuthurai district. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) earlier Saturday predicted fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over north coastal Tamil Nadu and ghat areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. It also said there would be heavy rainfall over the remaining Tamil Nadu, South Interior Karnataka, Rayalaseema, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Lakshadweep.

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#WATCH | Tamil Nadu: Severe waterlogging due to heavy rainfall causes flood-like situation in Sirkali municipality of Mayiladuthurai district (12.11) pic.twitter.com/rw2wgLwGeF

— ANI (@ANI) November 13, 2022 While On Sunday and Monday there would be a respite for some districts in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, said the IMD. Meanwhile, the weather department has warned fishermen to not venture out off South Andhra Pradesh, North Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coasts and adjoining southwest and west-central Bay of Bengal.

 

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