As per the latest reports, a holiday has been announced by the Tamil Nadu state government for the schools in Ramanathapuram District due to the heavy rainfall in the region.
On Sunday, i.e. October 20, 2019, heavy rainfall was foretold by the Regional Meteorological Centre for Chennai and encircling areas for two days. The Regional Meteorological Centre affirmed that heavy to very heavy rainfall is anticipated at remote places over the state for the coming two days simultaneously with a thunderstorm with lightning warnings for some places which are supposed to stretch until October 25.
It was also declared that the North-East monsoon this month is assumed to bring heavy rainfall in the state of Tamil Nadu. Already a red alert was having been declared on Monday sighting notably heavy rainfall in parts of the state. The isolated places include the state including Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts.
It has also been stated that heavy to very heavy rainfall is awaited in places, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Salem, Vellore, and Thiruvannamalai districts in Tamil Nadu respectively. You can also get updated details on http://imdchennai.gov.in/ .
Known as an Area Cyclone Warning Centre of Chennai the director S Balachandran stated that for the next two days Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are presumed to receive rainfall in most areas. Also, the district such as Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Toothukudi, Ramanathapuram, Tiruvallur, Nilgiris and Coimbatore will see much heavy rainfall. Also, other districts that can anticipate rainfall in the coming two days cover Cuddalore, Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Salem, Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Erode and Tiruppur.
It is confirmed by Indian Meteorological Department in a bulletin which stated that the circumstances are likely to be cloudy with light to moderate rain with thundershowers expected to continue. The highest and least temperatures are likely to be 29 and 24 degrees Celsius respectively.