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Heavy rainfall predicted in Chennai, parts of Tamil Nadu in the next 2-3 days

Chennai Weather News Live Updates: Heavy rainfall predicted in Chennai, parts of Tamil Nadu in the next 2-3 days
Chennai Weather News Live Updates: The deep depression lays centred about 770 km east-southeast of Chennai and about 630 km east-southeast of Jaffna (Sri Lanka)

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Chennai Weather News Live Updates Today (December 7): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts in Tamil Nadu for the two days. As per a bulletin issued on Wednesday afternoon, the depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression in the morning and lay centred at 8.30am over the southwest and adjoining Bay of Bengal about 500km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), about 630 km east-southeast of Jaffna (Sri Lanka), about 690 km east-southeast of the Karaikal region of the neighbouring Union Territory Puducherry and about 770 km east-southeast of the Tamil Nadu capital.

It said that the depression would move west-northwestwards and intensify into a cyclonic storm around Wednesday evening and reach the southwest Bay of Bengal off north Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts by Thursday morning. “It will continue to move west-northwestwards towards north Tamil Nadu – Puducherry and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coasts during the subsequent 48 hours,” the bulletin said.

As a result, light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur at few places in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal on Wednesday and many places from Thursday to December 11.



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