Chennai, Jan 20 (BPNS)
People of Chennai were in for a surprise on Friday as skies opened up suddenly and heavy rains followed. Rains were experienced at Thondiarpet, Thiruvattiyur, Arumbakkam, Egmore, and Choolai in Chennai.
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) has predicted rains to continue for some more hours in Chennai and surrounding areas. However, the weather department has also predicted rains for the next two days in the south coastal, delta, and in adjoining districts of Chennai.
The RMC has also said that easterlies and northeasterly prevail over the region in the lower tropospheric levels.
It may be noted that there was a dip in minimum temperature in Chennai for the past couple of days and the sudden showers have followed the dip in minimum temperatures.
The Regional Meteorological Centre has also predicted that haze/ mist will occur in one or more places in the interior of Tamil Nadu and minimum temperature to fall by 2 to 3 degree Celsius in the coming days.