Heavy rains likely in South India

The MeT office warned of heavy rains in parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and Lakshadweep in the next 48 hours.

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2011, 19:18 PM IST

Chennai: As the low pressure over Comorin
area moves northwest and intensifies into a depression, the
MeT office here today warned of heavy rains in parts of Tamil
Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and Lakshadweep in the next 48 hours.

Fishermen in the coasts of south Tamil Nadu, Kerala,
Karnataka and Lakshadweep areas have been advised not to
venture into sea, the MeT office said.

Meanwhile, normal life in Chennai was affected as city
buses had to brave their way through water-clogged roads.

In Cuddalore district, officials said three mines at the
Neyveli Lignite Corporation were submerged following heavy
rains, leading to suspension of mining activity.

PTI