Chennai rains: Heavy rainfall leaves city battered, several parts including arterial roads inundated

First Published 29, Oct 2020, 12:50 PM

 The northeast monsoon has arrived in Tamil Nadu as parts of the state received heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms on Thursday in the wee hours of morning.

<p>Chennai woke up to a typical monsoon day with overcast skies and intermittent rain that led to waterlogging in some areas.<br />
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Chennai woke up to a typical monsoon day with overcast skies and intermittent rain that led to waterlogging in some areas.
 

<p>The Meteorological Department has forecast that the rain over the city and neighbouring districts will continue for the next three hours.<br />
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The Meteorological Department has forecast that the rain over the city and neighbouring districts will continue for the next three hours.
 

<p>Many arterial roads of the city including Wall Tax Road, Chennai Central and Anna Salai witnessed people wading through water.</p>

Many arterial roads of the city including Wall Tax Road, Chennai Central and Anna Salai witnessed people wading through water.

<p>Motorists were put to suffer due to the waterlogging as a result of high-intensity rain that continued to lash overnight in Chennai.</p>

Motorists were put to suffer due to the waterlogging as a result of high-intensity rain that continued to lash overnight in Chennai.

<p>The Marina beach also witnessed water stagnation.</p>

The Marina beach also witnessed water stagnation.

<p>The heavy downpour on Thursday morning flooded former CM Karunanidhi's house too.&nbsp;</p>

The heavy downpour on Thursday morning flooded former CM Karunanidhi's house too.