It rained heavily in Chennai from midnight yesterday to early morning. It is still raining today. Chennai has received the least amount of rainfall since November 2017. Traffic has been affected as water has accumulated on most of the roads.
However, in various places, plastic waste has blocked the drainage channels, making it impossible for water to escape. Employees are actively involved in the task of draining rainwater.
A yellow alert has been issued for heavy rains in Tamil Nadu. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in Chennai for the next two days due to the south-western Bay of Bengal.