2680 - 3 die due to TN rains, red alert issued for Chennai & 3 other districts
Three people died of electrocution following heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, state minister KKSSR Ramachandran said on Thursday. He added a red alert has been issued for four districts, namely Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu. The IMD revealed that Chennai received 198 mm rainfall between 8:30 am and 7:45 pm today. Rainfall is expected to continue throughout the night.