Chennai: After remaining dry for almost two weeks, Chennai is likely to get light to moderate rain or thundershower in some places including suburbs on Tuesday and Wednesday. Also Read - Chennai Witnesses Heavy Rains, Schools Remain Closed on Tuesday; IMD Predicts Heavy Showers Till Tomorrow

The rain started on Monday evening when different parts of the city received isolated drizzle or mild rain. In the last 24 hours, Chennai’s Meenambakkam Observatory recorded 46 mm of rain. Meanwhile, rain intensity was less over the Nungambakkam region, as it recorded only 7 mm of rain. Also Read - Chennai Schools Shut on Monday as MeT Department Predicts Heavy Rains, Holiday in Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur Too

According to a Times of India report, a forecast of the next 24 hours says there is a possibility of thundershower in some areas of the city. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Rains: PM Narendra Modi Discusses Situation With CM E Palaniswamy, Deputy CM Panneerselvam, Assures Centre's Support

According to Skymet Weather report, a trough has been formed off the Tamil Nadu coast due to the active passage of easterly waves over the Indian Ocean and adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal.

The report said that rains will continue over the city for the coming three days i.e. till December 7. But after 48 hours, intensity of these rains will start reducing and light to moderate rainfall will be observed.