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IMD warns of heavy rains in TN for next 4-5 days, NDRF on standby
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IMD warns of heavy rains in TN for next 4-5 days, NDRF on standby
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Chennai, Nov 27 (TIWN) Tamil Nadu witnessed heavy to very heavy rainsfall on Friday, leaving areas in several districts inundated.

As many as 21 districts have declared holidays for educational institutions. 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of further heavy rains in several parts of the state including Chennai for the next 4-5 days.  The IMD predicted that a cyclonic circulation lies over the Comorin area and adjoining Sri Lanka coasts, and strong northeasterly winds are prevailing over Tamil Nadu coast and south coastal Andhra Pradesh at lower levels, and under their influence, heavy rain will be lashing Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep for the next 4-5 days. 

Squally wind, around 60kmph, is likely over Comorin area, Gulf of Mannar and along and offsSouth Tamil Nadu coast and adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal on Friday and Saturday.

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