Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu. (Token picture)
There has been record rainfall in Chengalpattu district. In the last 100 years, there was no rain in any month in January. Less rain was recorded on 15 January 1915. Then 21.5 mm of rain was recorded in one day.
- Last Updated:January 7, 2021, 12:16 AM IST
Stantra Weather Expert Pradeep John has written in his blog that it is unusual for the monsoon winds to persist till the month of January. This is not usually the case. Significantly, the Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in many districts of Tamil Nadu in the next 24 hours.
Tamil Nadu: Severe water-logging in parts of Chennai following heavy rainfall; visuals from T Nagar pic.twitter.com/54qVy3PU7q
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Significantly, rain and mist are seen in North India at this time. For the past several days, continuous cold and rain have disturbed people. Rain has been raining in the last few days in several states including Delhi, UP, Haryana, Punjab and Uttarakhand. Due to this, the cold winds have increased and chill has increased. On the other hand, snowfall is continuing in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and many parts of Uttarakhand. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department has released forecasts of rain in several cities of some states including Delhi-NCR on Wednesday.