Chennai: JCP shall take all necessary precautions to avoid damage due to heavy rains and in the affected areas. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin has instructed District Collectors to keep multi-disciplinary zonal teams, rescue teams and relief camps ready with machinery, tree cutters and other equipment.
Press release issued by the Tamil Nadu Government in this regard: At the Chennai Chief Secretariat, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin today (Aug. 4) informed about the precautionary measures taken to deal with the heavy rains in various districts of Tamil Nadu and excessive flood water released from the Mettur Dam in Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Salem, Namakkal, Thanjavur. , Ariyalur, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Erode, Tiruvarur, Cuddalore, Tirupur district administration meetings were held through video-visual.
Since the onset of South West Monsoon rains, Tamil Nadu has been receiving widespread good rains. 249.5 mm in Tamil Nadu from 1.6.2022 to 3.8.2022. Rain is reported. This is 97 percent more than normal rainfall. Coimbatore received the maximum rainfall of 45.07 mm in the last 24 hours. Rain is reported.
Tomorrow (Aug 5) Nilgiris, Erode and Krishnagiri districts will experience heavy to very heavy rains and very heavy rains at one or two places, Darumapuri, Tirupattur, Vellore and Ranipet districts will receive heavy rains at one or two places and other parts of Tamil Nadu, light to light with thunder and lightning at one or two places. Moderate rain is also expected.
Heavy rain at one or two places in Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts on August 6 and light to moderate rain with thunder and lightning at one or two places in other parts of Tamil Nadu has been reported.
Following the Meteorological Center forecast, monitoring officers of the districts where heavy rainfall is likely to occur in Tamil Nadu have been sent to the respective districts.
Three teams of Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force and two teams of National Disaster Response Force have been deployed in Kanyakumari, Coimbatore and Nilgiri districts to coordinate with the district administration in search, rescue and relief operations during heavy rains.
During this meeting, JCP asked to take all necessary precautions to avoid damage due to heavy rains and affected areas. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu instructed the District Collectors to keep multi-disciplinary zonal teams, rescue teams and relief camps ready with equipment including machinery and tree cutters.
The Indian Meteorological Department has advised fishermen not to go fishing in these areas as strong winds of 40 to 50 kilometers per hour are likely to blow in Kumarimuna, Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu coast and South Bay of Bengal from today to August 6. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has also ordered to inform the fishermen through the Fisheries Department.