Heavy rains lash Chen­nai, schools to re­main shut to­day

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go­ers and school chil­dren.

Mean­while, a 38-year-old man died when a mud wall of his hut col­lapsed in Thin­naiy­oor near Than­javur dis­trict’s Orathanadu which ex­pe­ri­enced heavy rains, po­lice said.

With the me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal depart­ment pre­dict­ing heavy rains un­der the in­flu­ence of an up­per air cy­clonic cir­cu­la­tions over South West Bay of Ben­gal for the next two days, the Chen­nai, Kancheep­u­ram and Tiru­val­lur dis­trict col­lec­tors de­clared a hol­i­day for the schools on Tues­day.

Ac­cord­ing to the MeT depart­ment, there will be heavy rain­fall in Thiru­val­lur, Na­ga­p­at­ti­nam, Kancheep­u­ram, Chen­nai, Tan­jore, Ra­manatha­pu­ram and Thiru­varur in the next 48 hours. “The cy­clone for­ma­tion is in the same place near Sri Lanka. There will be heavy rains in coastal dis­tricts of Tamil Nadu.

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