Meteorological Department announces the onset of Northeast Monsoon from October 26th

According to the Metereological Department, the Northeast Monsoon is expected to arrive by Thursday, October 26th.

Southwest Monsoons will withdraw completely by tomorrow giving way to Northeast Monsoons. The easterly winds will strengthen from this week bringing in northeast monsoons. The weather reports suggest weakened westerly winds.

Around 75% of Tamil Nadu is expected to receive Northeast Monsoons by Thursday and the rain will continue till the end of this week.

Chennai is looking forward to Northeast monsoon to help bridge the rainfall deficit and touch its yearly quota of rainfall.

Government is reviewing the steps undertaken in various districts to carry out rescue operations in the event of floods. A team of 4000 including volunteers and officials is ready to carry out the disaster recovery operations if needed.

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