Low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal to move across Tamil Nadu, widespread rain likely: Met Department
In Tamil Nadu, with the advent of the monsoon rains, the State has received widespread showers since the beginning of November.According to the Regional Met Department, another spell of rains are to follow from the 16th due to a prevailing low pressure in the Bay of Bengal. Normal life has been affected due to rains since last week.AIR Correspondent reports, Following heavy rains last week, normal life was disrupted in Nilgiris, Cuddalore, and Nagapattinam among other districts. Agricultural lands have been affected in these places.The State Government had declared holidays for the educational institutions to provide shelters and also as a precautionary measure for students.State Chief Minister M.K.Stalin visited rain-hit areas and inspected the rehabilitation work today. He said that the State was ready to tackle the situation.Teams from the NDRF have been sent to various districts to act upon emergency conditions. Water levels are being monitored and surplus water has been released due to prediction of more rains this week.
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