Rains returned to Chennai following battering the metropolis for above a fortnight earlier Diwali on Sunday and on Monday to split practically a century’s document.
The final time Chennai took this kind of a hefty blow in 1918 which recorded 108.8 centimeters rainfall, greatest on file until the recent showers that brought flood like situation in the state funds and shocked the city.
The whole rainfall in the metropolis stood at 119.seventy three centimeters breaking the previously document.
It is also worth noting that the MeT’s Nungambakkam office was closed from 1943 until 1951, middle of Planet War II, no records exist for the very same interval as the Met business office alongside with their equipments have been relocated to the Minambakkam observatory in 1943, former Achieved division deputy director standard Y E A Raj mentioned.
The November ’15 rains recorded by the Minambakkam observatory exceeds all current data of rainfall from the two the observatories except for the time in the course of which functions halted in the Nungambakkam workplace.
November rains cooled the town even more with highest temperature 28.two diploma celcius on Monday wihich was more brought down by two.three diploma celcius compared to Sunday’s maximum temperature. The minimal temperature too fell by 1.2 levels, stories indicate.
Rains also introduced misery to the residents of Chennai particularly the flooded localities along the coast creating roads to cave in bringing down energy cables that electrocuted at least a few folks.
Satisfied mentioned, two.3cm rainfall was recorded on Sunday till 10.30 pm, and a more one.nine on Monday, taking the observatory’s November file to 119.73cm. The Nungambakkam observatory recorded 106.8 cm for the month, deputy director general of meteorology S B Thambi stated.
The greatest rainfall recorded in November for the previous thirty several years stood at 97cm in 1985, which was envisioned to surpass the 1918 ranges, but fell quick.
Incessant rains have claimed in excess of a hundred and seventy life across Tamil Nadu so much.
Colleges and faculties remained closed from Monday, handful of university have declared holiday on Tuesday as nicely contemplating the extreme weather conditions conditions.