Tamil Nadu: Chengalpattu records heaviest single-day rainfall in January in over a century

Tamil Nadu: Chengalpattu records heaviest single-day rainfall in January in over a century

Heavy precipitation battered province on Tuesday with Chengalpattu district recording 21cm of precipitation, the heaviest single-day precipitation for the month in over a century. Earlier, the neighboring district of urban center had recorded its highest single-day precipitation during this month on Jan fifteen, 1915 at 21.5cm.

“This was recorded in Kelambakkam station that comes beneath Chengalpattu district,” same N Puviarasan, scientist, Chennai’s regional meteorologic centre (RMC).

There was a rain in urban center and neighboring districts of Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram ANd Ranipet from early hours of Tuesday thanks to an easterly trough. many blood vessel roads and low lying neighbourhood within the town remained inundated.

Chennai recorded most precipitation of twelve.6cm in Meenambakkam station and 11cm in Nungambakkam station from eight.30am Jan five for following twenty four hours, in line with the RMC. The province state disaster management authority discharged precipitation knowledge and pegged the common precipitation of urban center at twelve.05mm.

Independent weather watcher Pradeep John in his diary, province weather forecaster, same it’s rare for monsoon winds to continue in Jan. He noted that the state received higher than 30mm precipitation in Jan within the years 2017 (37.3mm), 2000 (30.3 mm) and in 1984 (34.5mm).

RMC has forecast that within the next 24-hours there’ll be thunderstorms in the course of serious to terribly serious rains in elements of Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Nagapattinam and Theni. Following that intermittent rains are forecast till Jan ten.


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