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By S Vikram | Oct 17, 2019 12:03 PM

As we reported yesterday, the Indian metrological department (IMD) has issued heavy rain alert for 11 Tamil Nadu districts. Earlier, it was reported that the North East Monsoon would likely begin on October 17.

Chennai Heavy Rain, Floods and Traffic alert areas

However, the situation had advanced and the monsoon started on October 16 (Wednesday). Meanwhile, Chennai received heavy rainfall from midnight which has apparently affected the day to day life of Chennai people.

Today morning (October 17), there was a massive traffic difficulty in Chennai city. Areas such as Vadapazhani, Koyembedu, Guindy, Maduravoyal, Porur, Valasaravakkam, Kodambakkam, T. Nagar, Nandanam. Mylapore, Adayar, Thiruvanmiyur, Velachery, Nungambakkam, Pallavaram, Chrompet, Tambaram and other prime spots have faced traffic difficulties.

Reports also alerted that the traffic would continue to worsen if the heavy rain continues in all these areas. Most of the areas flooded which further added to severe road conditions. Nandanam Signal, Kodambakkam Road, Annanagar-Koyembedu road, Porur-Poondamalle road, Nungambakkam and Anna Salai are major areas concerning heavy congestion in traffic.

Reportedly, Aranganathan Subway in T.Nagar became unfit for vehicles as pipes were damaged. Therefore, vehicles heading towards Araganathan Subway were diverted via a different route. People are advised to avoid routes that are prone to heavy traffic and take alternative routes.

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