According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), a depression over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved to 90 km east of Chennai and 70 km of the coast.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea along the Tamil Nadu coast and people have been asked people to stay indoors.
Last year, Tamil Nadu’s flood caused massive damage. “For all kinds of rain related grievances, the Control Room No 1070 may be contacted,”said an official release from the Commissioner of Revenue Administration.
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Kerala is also witnessing heavy downpour.