Rains predicted for two more days in Chennai

The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai has forecast rainfall in parts of Tamilnadu and neighbouring Puducherry till Friday.

According to the RMC, thunderstorm will light showers will occur over parts of Chennai, Chengalpattu, Ranipet, Vellore, Tirupattur, Kanchipuram, Villupuram, Cuddalore,Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur districts in Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry and Karaikal.

Chennai recorded over 140 mm of rainfall till 6.30 on Thursday.

Many places in and around Chennai got relief from sultry weather on Wednesday as sudden showers, accompanied by thunder and lightning, lashed parts of the city, including Ambattur, Kolathur, Anna Nagar and Perungalathur. Some areas were waterlogged for sometime. The weather stations did not record much rainfall during the day.

Officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the same weather trend may continue over Chennai till Friday as light to moderate rain is expected in the city and its neighbourhood. Days may be relatively cooler as maximum temperature is predicted to be around 33 degrees Celsius for two days.