Tamil Nadu capital Chennai on Tuesday witnessed incessant rains, sending alert for these residing on the banks of Adyar river. The authorities are gearing as much as launch surplus water from the Chembarambakkam Reservoir.
The heavy downpour led to waterlogging in a number of roads, inflicting chaos for motorists who struggled to achieve their locations.
The meteorological division has sounded an alert for heavy rain (7 cm to 11 cm) at remoted locations over Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam and Tiruvannamalai districts in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday.
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According to officers, about 500 cusecs of surplus water might be launched from Chembarambakkam Reservoir, which is without doubt one of the main sources of the metropolis’ water necessities, into Adyar River.
Meanwhile, authorities suggested folks residing near the banks of Adyar River and different channels that carry the excess water from the reservoir to not go near the river of different water our bodies.