Indian metrological department has issued a red alert Chennai campus interview by S Balachandran Deputy Director General of Metrology Chennai, Said very heavy rainfall expected in Western Ghats and South Tamilnadu there are chances of heavy rainfall above 24.4 CM in one or two places in Southern part of the state and in the Western Ghats region.

This alert is not for the entire state but a warning to inform the government to take necessary actions.

It is not an alert for the entire state but a warning intended to get the government to take action.

S. Balachandran

Deputy Director General

Metrology, Chennai

Rumors in social media about two cyclones forming simultaneously and heavy rain in Chennai. Weather bloggers have also pointed to the possibility of another low pressure area over the southwest bay of bengal around October 8.

What Indian metrological department warning colour code means?

GREEN : NO ACTION

YELLOW : BE UPDATE (HEAVY RAINS : 7-12)

ORANGE : BE PREPARED (VERY HEAVY RAINS : 12.4-24.4)

RED : TAKE ACTION (EXTREMELY HEAVY RAIN ABOVE 24.4)

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