Holiday Declared for Schools After Heavy Rains Lash City and its Suburbs : Chennai
Following the rains, authorities declared a holiday for schools in Chennai and its neighbouring districts of Chengalpet, Kancheepuram, and Tiruvallur, besides Vellore and Ranipet.
The weather office forecast more spells of rain for the city and its suburbs on Monday.
The showers brought relief to people from the sweltering heat that the city and its nearby districts had been witnessing over the past few days.
International flight operations at the airport were affected as around 10 incoming flights, including from Doha and Dubai were diverted to Bengaluru, subsequently affecting departure as well.
Heavy overnight rains lashed the city and its suburbs, prompting authorities to declare a holiday for schools on Monday.