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Tamil Nadu: In view of continuous rain, schools and colleges remain closed in Virudhunagar district

Due to incessant heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, schools and colleges will remain closed in Virudhunagar district. On Tuesday, the Thoothukudi Collector also announced a rain holiday for schools in the district.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Chennai: Due to incessant heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, schools and colleges will remain closed in Virudhunagar district. On Tuesday, the Thoothukudi Collector also announced a rain holiday for schools in the district. Several areas in Tamil Nadu are expected to get some rain in the next 2-3 days, according to weather experts.

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According to meteorological department, In some areas of Chennai, it is expected to get light to moderate rains for the next 48 hours. It is likely that schools and colleges in certain areas of Chennai might be closed. As per reports suggest, because of the northerly wind direction and the land breeze, Chennai and other areas experience mist/haze in the early morning hours.

The Western Ghats received heavy rainfall today as per local reports and mild showers are expected over Northern Tamil Nadu. On Friday, IMD said, rainfall occurred at a few places over South Tamilnadu and at one or two places over North of Tamilnadu. It also said that very light rain occurred over Karaikal area while dry weather prevailed over Puducherry.

The highest rainfall of 12 cm was received in Kodivery of Erode district followed by PWD Makkinampatti of Coimbatore with 12 cm and Kunderipallam of Erode with 8 cm.

Latest Updates On Rain In South India
– Scattered rainfall is expected over South India, especially over Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep.

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– Isolated rains with thunderstorms are likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and Coastal Karnataka.

– The Western Ghats received heavy rainfall today as per local reports and mild showers are expected over Northern Tamil Nadu.

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