Chennai rains live: Water released from dams after heavy downpour

With parts of Tamil Nadu inundated with heavy overnight rain and with a forecast of heavy showers, the state government on Wednesday declared a holiday for schools in Chennai, Ranipet and Thiruvallur districts. The Regional Meterological Department has forecast heavy rainfall in Chennai till November 2 and heavy to very heavy rainfall in adjoining districts Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu among others in the next few days. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates: