New Delhi: All the educational institutions in six districts of Tamil Nadu namely Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Theni, Virudhunagar, Vellore and Ramanathapuram will remain closed on Thursday, i.e., October 30 due to heavy rainfall, stated news agency ANI. Besides, a holiday has been declared for all the schools in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu for the day owing to continuous rainfall in the region, added news agency ANI. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Rains: Schools, Colleges Shut in Few Districts; Heavy Rains Likely This Week
Meanwhile, Met department officials had predicted good rainfall in Tamil Nadu in a couple of days. As per a report, the Met department officials clarified that the rain forecast is based on a low-pressure situation detected near the Sri Lankan coast that is currently intensifying into a depression. It will bring rainfall to Tamil Nadu as it moves towards the coast of Kerala, added the report. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Rains: Eight Dead As Heavy Rains Continue to Lash Chennai; 10,000 Take Shelter in Relief Camps
“#Chennai as well as many parts of coastal #TN are all set to get good #rains during next 24 hours. A #Depression is moving across #Comoron area. Will gradually intensify into a #CucloneMaha. #ChennaiRains @SkymetWeather,” tweeted Mahesh Palawat, the vice president of Meteorology and Climate Change at SkymetWeather agency on Wednesday.
The onset of the Northeast Monsoon has disrupted normal life in many parts of the southern state. The schools and colleges had been closed in many districts of Tamil Nadu on October 22.
It must be noted that the northeast monsoon, which accounts for about 48 per cent of Tamil Nadu’s annual rainfall, set in across South India on October 16.