The residents of Chennai after going a rough edge because of the scarcity of water got relief on Sunday evening, as Chennai witness heavy rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning, Chennai experienced heavy rain in many parts of the city.
According to a report in the Times of India, the city received around one cm of rain in the core areas owing to the fact that the spell was brief and intense at the same time. Rains lashed Nungambakkam, T Nagar, Guindy, Ambattur, Anna Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Adyar as well as parts of North Chennai.
According to the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai, the rains may well continue over the next two days. “The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy. Moderate rain is likely to occur in some areas during evening or night. Maximum and Minimum temperatures are likely to be around 37 and 26 deg Celsius respectively.”
According to a report in The New Indian Express, the city is currently reeling under 44% deficit rainfall. While the city is normally supposed to have received 117.2 mm of rainfall between June 1 and July 15, it has only received 65.5 mm of rainfall. On Friday, the first train carrying water from Jolarpet in Vellore district finally arrived in Tamil Nadu’s capital.