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IMD Reports Heavy Rainfall in Various Parts of Tamil Nadu

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported heavy rainfall in various areas of Tamil Nadu. This weather update comes as a reminder to residents to remain cautious during the monsoon season and avoid venturing into waterlogged and low-lying areas.

Rainfall Records:

  1. Mukerian (Hoshiarpur) – 7 cm: Mukerian, located in Hoshiarpur district, experienced heavy rainfall with a recorded precipitation of 7 cm. Such significant rainfall can lead to localized flooding and waterlogging in low-lying areas.
  2. Tibri (Gurdaspur) – 7 cm: The district of Gurdaspur, particularly in Tibri, received heavy rainfall measuring 7 cm. This level of rainfall can pose risks to public safety, especially in areas prone to flooding.

Cautionary Note:

Residents and commuters are strongly advised to exercise caution and follow safety guidelines during heavy rainfall. Some important precautions to consider include:

  • Stay Informed: Keep yourself updated with the latest weather forecasts and warnings issued by local authorities and the IMD.
  • Avoid Waterlogged Areas: Steer clear of waterlogged streets, as they may hide hazards and pose risks to pedestrians and vehicles.
  • Plan Travel Carefully: If you need to travel during heavy rains, plan your routes in advance, and be prepared for delays.
  • Emergency Contacts: Keep emergency contact numbers and essential supplies readily available.
  • Follow Authority Instructions: Adhere to any evacuation or safety instructions issued by local authorities.

While the monsoon season brings much-needed rainfall, it’s crucial to stay safe and take necessary precautions to prevent accidents and minimize any potential risks associated with heavy downpours.

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