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As Cyclone Nivar approaches, Chennai and coastal TN experience heavy rains

Water level at Chembarambakkam lake, which caused floods in Chennai in 2015, reaches 80 % capacity

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The system which was 700 km off Chennai, is barreling towards Tamil Nadu and is likely to hit the coast on Wednesday

T E Narasimhan Chennai
As Cyclone Nivar is likely to make its landfall between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday, Chennai and other coastal districts of Tamil Nadu are experiencing heavy to very heavy rainfall. Normal life was distrurbed due to power cuts, waterlogging while public transport was affected. Meanwhile, water level at Chembarambakkam lake, which caused floods in Chennai in 2015 is close to its full capacity.

The system which was 700 km off Chennai, is barreling towards Tamil Nadu and is likely to hit the coast on Wednesday.

The Met forecast extremely heavy rainfall in coastal Chennai, including Tamil Nadu with wind

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First Published: Nov 25 2020 | 8:34 AM IST

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