The India Meteorological Department predicted on Monday that moderate rain will occur in Tamil Nadu's coastal districts till Wednesday.
On Monday, Chennai and the surrounding districts saw moderate to heavy rain, with coastal parts also receiving heavy rain. IMD officials predicted that heavy rain might fall in one or two spots in the Tiruvallur district. After the downpour in many parts of the city, the lowest temperature in Chennai dropped to 22.7 degrees Celsius, much below the city's normal of 29.3 degrees.
Moderate rains may continue over a few spots in the north coastal region and Puducherry, according to S. Balachandran, Deputy Director-General of Meteorology, Chennai. He also predicted that moderate rains will occur in the state's interior on Tuesday.