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Chennai Rain News Live: Orange alert in Chennai; schools, colleges shut as heavy rain expected today

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Weather Warning: Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Chennai, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam districts and Puducherry on Monday.

Updated: November 8, 2021 6:45:25 pm

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Rain Live News: Following intense rainfall and waterlogging on Sunday, schools and colleges in the Tamil Nadu capital and three neighbouring districts will remain shut today.

The IMD has predicted more rain in the coming days. It has issued an orange alert in 14 districts, including Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chennai, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupattur, Nagapattinam, Mayiladuthurai, Kallakurichi, Tiruvannamalai and Salem districts of Tamil Nadu.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Chief Minister MK Stalin to discuss the situation in wake of the heavy rainfall in parts of Tamil Nadu. The Prime Minister assured Stalin of all possible support from the Centre in rescue and relief work in the southern state.

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